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Release: IMMEDIATE
Date: 3/12/2019

 


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Public hearing on proposed voter ID rules to be held Wednesday

State Board of Elections staff will host a public hearing Wednesday, March 13, to receive comments on proposed rules regarding the implementation of North Carolina’s new voter identification requirement.

The hearing will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday in the boardroom at the office of the State Board of Elections on the Third Floor of the Dobbs Building, 430 N. Salisbury St., Raleigh.

Comments will be limited to subject matter related to the proposed rules.

A sign-up sheet for speakers will be available at the State Board office on a first-come, first-served basis beginning at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Members of the public who wish to comment on the proposed rules may do so in the following ways:

  1. Attend the March 13 hearing in person; 
  2. Comment by March 15 using the online portal: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdSLo05XyzLf9Zt7G-tbRUwlwxqG-KbJXURz8v1-4m-wAquXA/viewform;
  3. E-mail comments by March 15 to [email protected];
  4. Deliver comments by March 15 to Attn: Katelyn Love, Deputy General Counsel, P.O. Box 27255, Raleigh, NC 27611-7255

A public, listen-only phone line will be available for Wednesday’s hearing by calling 1 (562) 247-8321. The Access Code is 310-269-953. Audio of the hearing also will be livestreamed on the State Board’s Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/NCSBE/.

 


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