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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.
On Friday, September 4, county boards of elections across North Carolina will begin sending absentee by mail ballots to registered voters who have requested ballots for the November 3 election. North Carolina is the first state to send ballots to voters for the 2020 election.
The State Board of Elections launched the Absentee Ballot Request Portal, which will allow voters to request ballots online.
The State Board of Elections will hold a telephonic meeting beginning at 9:00 a.m.  on Monday, August 31, 2020.  Members of the public may view and listen to proceedings at https://ncgov.webex.com/ncgov/onstage/g.php?MTID=e12dcb6c8172ebe82eb0e10d56d6d8aca. Public meeting materials will be posted on a rolling basis to the online meeting portal. 
The State Board of Elections has launched a new and improved website to better inform North Carolinians about their options for registering to vote and casting a ballot in 2020 and beyond. The website URL remains the same – NCSBE.gov.
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, students at colleges and universities who choose to vote by mail should request that their ballot be sent to an address where they know they will receive it.
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