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State Board of Elections issued an emergency order to protect voters from disease and reduce the likelihood of long lines and crowds at voting sites during the 2020 general election.
In-person early voting begins Thursday, June 4, for the Republican second primary in the 11th Congressional District and the new Republican primary in Columbus County Commissioner District 2.
A new Republican primary election for Columbus County Commissioner District 2 will take place as planned on June 23, with precautions in place to combat the potential spread of COVID-19.
The Republican second primary in the 11th Congressional District will take place as planned on June 23, with significant safeguards to protect against the spread of COVID-19.
The State Board of Elections released a list of legislative recommendations to help make voting in North Carolina safe and accessible in 2020, despite the ongoing threat of COVID-19.
Exercising her emergency powers on Friday, State Board of Elections Executive Director Karen Brinson Bell rescheduled the Republican second primary in the 11th Congressional District to Tuesday, June 23.
Throughout the duration of the COVID-19 threat, the State Board of Elections is planning for all employees to continue working – either in the office or remotely – to prepare for important, upcoming elections. Many State Board employees are signing agreements to work from home as this situation develops.
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