A Buncombe County Republican precinct chairman has resigned after making "offensive" comments on the Daily Show.
Comedy Central's "The Daily Show" focused on North Carolina's new voting law in a piece that aired Wednesday night.
State officials responded Monday to two lawsuits filed over sweeping changes to elections laws, denying allegations that the legislation violates voters' rights.
While local boards of election will start distributing information on photo ID requirements in 2014, and free ID cards will be available in 2014, the photo ID requirement won't kick in until 2016.
Attorney General Roy Cooper said his office could defend the law imposing voter ID and other new elections requirements without outside help.