election 2020

6 Inauguration Day front pages from the 1974 to today

The internet’s certainly changed the way we receive news on important days, but archived print front pages remain some of the best time capsules for a...

Myers Park cheered on a Black Lives Matter protest in June, then voted for Trump in November

At 9 a.m. on the Friday after the election, church bells rang out all around Myers Park, as usual, and the Reverend Benjamin Boswell was outside talking about...

Election Wait Update: North Carolina called for Trump; state Supreme Court Chief Justice race is incredibly close

Donald Trump won North Carolina, meaning Republicans have now won the state in three straight presidential elections — and in 12 of the past 14. The latest...

How can we fix it? And other questions I asked veterans about a deeply divided America

Division in America isn’t new. But, the type of division that’s plagued the country over the last few years is different. It’s created two sets...

How Charlotte celebrated the Biden-Harris victory, from #wokebaby to the Black Lives Matter mural

At night, the blue beams from smartphones shined up at smiling faces in Uptown. In the neighborhoods, people strung cords through windows to televisions...

Governor Cooper wins reelection. Plus: Results from all 40 contests on your ballot

This story was last updated at 10:35 a.m. on Thursday, November 12. By the close of Election Day, Charlotte was quiet. Traffic was light. There were no massive...

With 2 hours until polls close in N.C., here’s what we know so far

While we wait for polls to close at 7:30 p.m., and election results to start rolling in, here’s what we know so far. The Agenda team has spent the day at...

Today is Election Day. Find your polling place and go vote

Today is Election Day, meaning it’s your last chance to vote for the next president and about 40 other contests up and down the ballot. Your vote...

Watch election results like an operative: These 3 Charlotte precincts will tell you who won the presidency

The biggest political fight in the city this time last year was over raising the sales tax a quarter-cent to fund the arts. Quaint times, right? Those in favor...

Here’s how much Charlotte’s most powerful have donated to Biden and Trump

Every election cycle, millions of dollars pour in from individual donors and corporations to presidential candidates. This year will set more records, with...

How Charlotte voted in the past 7 presidential elections. Plus, 2020 turnout so far

Election Day is one week away, and so far, turnout is high. We’re about a week ahead of the state’s count in 2016. As of Monday morning, 3.17...

Get to know the candidates vying to become North Carolina’s chief banker

Think of the state treasurer as North Carolina’s chief banker. The position oversees a $100 billion pension plan that provides benefits for more than...