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With the North Carolina House of Representatives today considering a bill to mandate that no voter be denied the ability to vote in the uniform required by their job, the State Board of Elections wishes to make clear to voters that they are already entitled to vote wearing the uniform of their job. The bill would clarify what is already the law.

11:14 a.m: The following is a statement from Damon Circosta, chairman of the State Board of Elections, on today’s Board meeting.

10:31 a.m: A number of voter advocacy and political organizations have begun to send mass mailings to voters and prospective voters across North Carolina as the 2022 statewide primary election approaches.

3:04 p.m: The State Board of Elections is reminding North Carolina residents that state and county election officials will never go door-to-door conducting any type of election business.

The N.C. Supreme Court on Friday ordered in the Community Success Initiative v. Moore case that, until further order of the court, the voting eligibility rules for people serving a felony sentence should return to the rules in place for the November 2020 elections.

The N.C. Court of Appeals on Friday ordered that North Carolina must revert to its previous eligibility requirements for voter registration.

A three-judge panel of Wake County Superior Court entered a preliminary injunction Monday to restore voting rights to all North Carolinians on felony probation, parole, or post-release supervision.

The following is a statement from Karen Brinson Bell on the Intelligence Community Report on Foreign Threats to 2020 Elections, which was released today.

Reporters and editors: Please see the attached email sent to directors of county boards of elections about Wednesday evening’s court decisions in cases concerning absentee ballot deficiencies. Additional State Board guidance will follow, as outlined in the email.

The following is a statement from the State Board of Elections regarding recent social media posts suggesting that if an election worker writes on your ballot, it will invalidate your ballot. In North Carolina, this is false.

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