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Twelve municipalities in Wake County:

Other municipalities with jurisdictions extending into Wake County:

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The Senate consists of 50 members who serve a term of two years. The Lieutenant Governor is President of the Senate and presides over the daily session. The Lieutenant Governor is elected by the citizens of North Carolina for a four-year term and has no vote in the Senate except to break a tie. The Senate elects officers from their membership including the President Pro Tempore.


The duties carried out by a Member of Congress are understood to include representation, legislation, and constituent service and education, as well as political and electoral activities.


The Senate has the sole power to confirm those of the President's appointments that require consent, and to provide advice and consent to ratify treaties. Senators are empowered to conduct impeachment proceedings of high federal officials, are tasked with exercising the power of advice .


Responsibilities of the Board of Elections

The Board of Elections is responsible for conducting all elections held in Wake County. The Board administers, locally, State election laws. Principal functions include establishing election precincts and voting sites; appointing and training precinct officials; preparing and distributing ballots and voting equipment; canvassing and certifying the ballots cast in elections; and investigating any voting irregularities. It maintains voter registration, voting records, and provides public information on voters and elections.


The House of Representatives consists of 120 members who serve a term of two years. The presiding officer is the Speaker of the House who is elected by the members for a two-year term. The Speaker's duties include maintaining order in the House and appointing members to committees.

May 25, 2023 Latest on debt ceiling negotiations

By Adrienne VogtMatt MeyerMaureen ChowdhuryTori B. Powell and Elise Hammond, CNN

Updated 9:46 p.m. ET, May 25, 2023


Negotiators continue moving closer to deal to raise debt ceiling while also capping spending, sources say

From CNN's Jeremy Diamond and Lauren Fox

White House officials and Republican negotiators are continuing to move closer to an agreement to raise the debt ceiling while also capping spending, two sources familiar with the matter said late Thursday. The agreement is not yet finalized and there are a series of other outstanding issues beyond spending levels, with both sides especially far apart on work requirements for social safety net programs.


Under the potential agreement, the debt ceiling would be raised for two years while also capping federal spending — except for defense and veterans spending — for the same period, two sources familiar with the negotiations said.

A separate source who's also familiar with negotiations said the two sides are still working out details on the length of the spending caps deal, which Democrats have insisted should only last for as long as a debt ceiling raise.

Based on current discussions, non-defense discretionary spending levels would be cut to a level slightly below funding levels for the current fiscal year. 

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