Page layout | North State Journal: How we’ll vote

The five weeks leading up to the 2016 election, we published a series in our news section called “North Carolina, the Battleground State.” Each issue focused on the hottest topics for North Carolinian voters. The timing of this series lined up with the annual North Carolina State Fair, so we came up with the idea of doing a number of quick man-on-the-street interviews there to gauge and show what North Carolinians’ thoughts on the weekend preceding Election Day. I had to find a way to create an A1 centerpiece out of headshots and quotes and decided to organize them in a grid, since it was easy to scale the space to accommodate our teaser and other stories.

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Wednesday, May 3, 2017. (Christine T. Nguyen | The North State Journal)