Democrat candidate for NC rallies supporters

STORY: Speaking on recent controversies, Beasley said "We know that when we stand together and when we see that folks are trying to take away the right to vote, we tell folks are what really does matter. They would be working so hard to take away the right to vote if it didn't matter. The right to vote matters and we matter."

North Carolina officials have registered 14 instances of potential intimidation or interference with voters and election workers in the run-up to Tuesday's U.S. midterm elections, according to records provided to Reuters on Friday.

The alleged incidents come as grassroots poll observers, many recruited by prominent Republican Party figures and activists, fan out in the lead-up to Tuesday's vote (November 8), a trend that has worried experts and officials.