Press Releases

Under state law, election officials must release the number of provisional ballots cast by voting method in each county in North Carolina by noon two days after each election.

The State Board took steps to ensure that no one could determine how any individual voted in the May 14 second primary.

State Board releases number of provisional ballots cast by county in the May 14 second primary.

All 100 counties will hand count ballots from randomly selected precincts to check the accuracy of voting equipment.

Karen Brinson Bell, executive director of the State Board of Elections, will hold a virtual press availability at 10:30 a.m. Monday, May 13, to discuss Election Day voting in the 2024 Republican second primary.

The 2024 second primary election will be held statewide on Tuesday, May 14, 2024. In-person early voting ends at 3 p.m. Saturday, May 11, in all 100 counties.

North Carolinians convicted of felonies who have not completed their sentences – including any jail or prison term, as well as any periods of probation, parole, or post-release supervision – are not permitted to register to vote or vote in the state.

Early voting for the 2024 second primary begins Thursday, April 25, and ends Saturday, May 11.

The State Board of Elections is offering free seminars about the photo ID requirement for voting to help ensure that voters have the information they need before casting their ballot in the 2024 general election.

The State Board of Elections will hold a remote meeting at 4 p.m. Thursday, April 11, 2024.