MSN - AP World MSN - AP World Copyright © 2010-2018 The Canadian Press. All rights reserved. Wed, 10 Aug 2022 13:52:31 +0000 NC voters see midterms important as fall election North Carolina voters went to the polls Tuesday, and for some it was a referendum on former President Donald Trump. (May 17) 200761ee85484b8ab8f35888db9d0581 Tue, 17 May 2022 18:59:47 +0000 SHOTLIST:RESTRICTION SUMMARY:++SOME SOUNDBITES PARTIALLY COVERED BY VIDEO++ASSOCIATED PRESSWake Forest, North Carolina – 17 May 20221. Wide of people entering polling place at Wake Forest Community House2. Wide of Paul Monroe talking to Democrat activist outsideANNOTATION: Paul Monroe is an unaffiliated voter. But he voted against former President Donald Trump's U.S. Senate pick to help moderate the Republican Party.3. Mid of Monroe and 18-month-old daughter, Madeline4. Close of baby daughter++SOT PARTIALLY COVERED++5. SOUNDBITE (English) Paul Monroe, Unaffiliated voter:"You know, being endorsed by Trump, in my view, is not a good thing. I think one of the issues to the Republican Party is that it's, it's beginning to look less like a political party with ideas and policies, and more like a personality cult, you know, around one person."6. Various of curbside voting7. Close of "I VOTED" sticker on Madeline's dress8. Wide of veteran Jim Williams after votingANNOTATION: Veteran Jim Williams voted for Trump's Senate pick, Ted Budd.9. Various of sample ballots on tableANNOTATION: He's hoping Republicans retake both houses of Congress, and that Trump returns to the White House in 2024.10. SOUNDBITE (English) Jim Williams, Voted Republican:"I like Trump. I like his policies. I didn't have to take, I had money when Trump was president. I'm losing money now that Biden's in office."11. Close of Army cap12. Wide of Shawn and Gary Davis leaving polling place ANNOTATION: Shawn and Gary Davis voted for Democrat Senate candidate Cheri Beasley, a former state supreme court chief justice. 13. Mid of couple holding hands ANNOTATION: They see this as a fight to preserve basic rights.14. SOUNDBITE (English) Gary Davis, Voted Democrat:"I think our rights are in jeopardy. I think there's a faction in America that wants us to have less rights. They want to see less of us hear, less of us."15. Various of people voting16. SOUNDBITE (English) Shawn Davis, Voted Democrat:"I'm hoping that we will rise to the occasion to become more united as a people."17. Wide of couple getting into carSTORYLINE:People turned out in North Carolina Tuesday to cast votes for their candidates, but also to vote against some people.Paul Monroe, 35, and his 18-month-old daughter, Madeline showed up at the Wake Forest Community House not long after the polls opened. Monroe, who works in the meat department of a grocery store, is unaffiliated, but voted in the Republican primary to counter former President Donald Trump's influence on the party."I'd like to see the Republican Party kept at least somewhat moderate," says Monroe, who voted for former Gov. Pat McCrory. "I feel like it's really been taken over by people who just want to be as extreme as possible."Shawn and Gary Davis voted for former North Carolina Supreme Court Chief Justice Cheri Beasley in the Democratic primary for U.S. Senate. Like Beasley, Shawn Davis is Black."Well, I believe that it's our, our civic duty to vote. And if we want to see changes, it's the, one of the ways that we have to ensure that we keep the life that we have right now."Army and Air Force veteran Jim Williams voted for Ted Budd in the Republican U.S. Senate race, but not simply because Budd had Trump's endorsement."The security of the country, we don't, It's just, it's not there anymore," said Williams, wearing a black Army cap. "It was there under Trump. It's not there under basket case Biden."===========================================================Clients are reminded: (i) to check the terms of their licence agreements for use of content outside news programming and that further advice and assistance can be obtained from the AP Archive on: Tel +44 (0) 20 7482 7482 Email: they should check with the applicable collecting society in their Territory regarding the clearance of any sound recording or performance included within the AP Television News service (iii) they have editorial responsibility for the use of all and any content included within the AP Television News service and for libel, privacy, compliance and third party rights applicable to their Territory. North Carolina voters went to the polls Tuesday, and for some it was a referendum on former President Donald Trump. (May 17) NC voters see midterms important as fall election