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Just a few months ago, the number of unaffiliated voters in North Carolina rose to be the largest block of voters in the state, according to Carolina Demography at UNC Chapel Hill.

In North Carolina, a voter has the choice of identifying with one of four political parties: the Democratic Party, the Green Party, the Libertarian Party and the Republican Party.

It’s not a requirement to affiliate with a political party when registering to vote. If you don’t register under a political party, then you’re unaffiliated.

So what does this mean? Why are more and more North Carolinians choosing to be unaffiliated?

If you’re a voter who is unaffiliated, we want to hear from you for upcoming reporting about this political shift in North Carolina. What does being unaffiliated mean to you? Why did you choose to be unaffiliated instead of identifying with a political party?

Here’s how to add your voice, opinion and experience to our reporting:

Make sure to include your name, age and place of residence. Please submit your information by Nov. 1, 2022.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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