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With 33 days until the November 3 election, county boards of elections have approved the absentee ballots of about 300,000 voters. This means 4% of registered voters in North Carolina have already cast their ballots in the 2020 general election. They will be counted in unofficial results reported on election night.
The State Board of Elections Friday morning voted to release the following documents to promote transparency and public confidence in the administration of elections and to ensure voters have accurate information about recent board decisions: Minutes of the September 15 closed session meeting during which the board discussed a possible settlement of lawsuits challenging certain absentee voting procedures.
This evening, we received letters of resignation from State Board of Elections members David Black and Ken Raymond. We appreciate their service to the State Board, particularly the knowledge and perspective they provided from their years of service as members of county boards of elections. Their resignation letters are attached.
The State Board of Elections on Tuesday announced changes to the absentee voting process to make it easier for a voter to fix problems with their absentee ballot.
All North Carolina households – about 4.7 million in all – will soon receive the Judicial Voter Guide 2020.
The following is a statement from Karen Brinson Bell, executive director of the North Carolina State Board of Elections: North Carolina’s statewide election management system will not allow a voter to vote twice in an election.
North Carolina voters who vote by mail can now track the status of their absentee ballot with a new online service called BallotTrax.
The following is a message to North Carolina voters from Karen Brinson Bell, executive director of the North Carolina State Board of Elections: It is illegal to vote twice in an election.
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