The NVRA is a federal statute that mandated dramatic changes to states' voter registration procedures by January 1, 1995. North Carolina met the deadline and implemented all aspects of the Act.
The NVRA has often been called the "motor voter" bill because it required driver's license offices to take applications for voter registration. It also included other agencies and a mail registration program. It affects the entire process of registration. It created new opportunities for historically under represented citizen groups to make initial application to register to vote.
Certain groups that may not have had the opportunity to apply to register to vote, were offered the voter registration service when applying for services at any of a number of state agencies.
North Carolina Agencies required to offer the opportunity to register to vote are:
Toll Free Number: 866-522-4723