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The State Board of Elections invites public comment on proposed campaign finance rules addressing processes for North Carolina political committees or referendum committees that fail to file a campaign finance disclosure report by the statutory deadline. The public comment period is open and runs through Friday, October 14.

The State Board of Elections wishes to set the record straight after a guest on “Tucker Carlson Tonight” on Fox News this week spread false information about North Carolina elections. The State Board and some county boards of elections have received inquiries about this since the segment aired on Wednesday.

North Carolina elections officials recently received a “Defender of Democracy” award for their work serving voters before, during, and after the 2020 elections.

The State Board of Elections has extended the public comment period for two proposed rules related to tasks and duties of precinct officials at polling places and the appointment process and conduct of election observers.

The State Board of Elections on Monday voted 4-0 to recognize the North Carolina Green Party as an official political party in the state.

The State Board of Elections will hold a remote meeting beginning at 11 a.m. Tuesday, August 16, 2022.

Under state law, election officials must release the number of provisional ballots cast in each county by noon two days after each election. The State Board surveyed the county boards of elections with July 26 elections to provide the count of provisional ballots cast during this election.

The State Board of Elections on Wednesday, July 27, will randomly select precincts, early voting sites, and absentee-by-mail ballots to be counted by hand in each of the counties conducting elections on July 26.

Starting July 27, 2022, an individual serving a felony sentence who is not in jail or prison may register to vote and vote. An individual must also have resided in North Carolina for at least 30 days prior to the election, be a U.S.

Voters in more than a dozen North Carolina counties will go to the polls on Tuesday, July 26, for municipal general elections, runoffs, and, in Graham and Wake counties, second primaries for sheriff.

The following contests will be decided on July 26:

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