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The State Board of Elections will hold a remote meeting beginning at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, December 18, 2020. Meeting materials will be posted on a rolling basis on the State Board’s meeting website.
On Wednesday night, Democrat Cheri Beasley requested a hand-to-eye recount in a random sample of precincts in the NC Supreme Court Chief Justice contest. State law permits a candidate to request a sample hand-to-eye recount within 24 hours after the initial recount.
The county boards of elections completed the statewide recount in the NC Supreme Court Chief Justice contest.
County boards of elections in Forsyth, Guilford and Mecklenburg counties will resume recounts on Monday in the North Carolina Supreme Court Chief Justice contest.
The bipartisan State Board of Elections on Tuesday voted to certify nearly all contests in the 2020 general election, including the presidential contest.
The State Board of Elections will hold a meeting beginning at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020. Due to rapidly increasing numbers of COVID-19 cases in North Carolina, the State Board will now conduct its meeting remotely.
As a statewide recount for a North Carolina Supreme Court contest begins in North Carolina, all 100 county boards of elections recently completed hand-to-eye audits for the 2020 general election, an important step in confirming accurate election results.
A statewide, machine recount is under way in the North Carolina Supreme Court Chief Justice contest, where Republican Paul Newby leads Democrat Cheri Beasley by 409 votes after all counties certified their results.
A statewide recount of more than five million ballots cast in North Carolina’s Supreme Court chief justice contest will begin later this week.
About 10 county boards of elections in North Carolina are meeting early this week to finalize their 2020 election results, with a few counties correcting discrepancies in election results discovered during the post-election canvass process.
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