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A number of voter advocacy and political organizations have begun to send mass mailings to voters and prospective voters across North Carolina as the 2021 municipal election season approaches.
The N.C. Supreme Court on Friday ordered in the Community Success Initiative v. Moore case that, until further order of the court, the voting eligibility rules for people serving a felony sentence should return to the rules in place for the November 2020 elections.
Eligible individuals may register to vote for the October 5 municipal elections until the deadline at 5 p.m. Friday, September 10.
The State Board of Elections will hold a remote beginning at 1 p.m. on Friday, September 10, 2021. 
With a bingo ball selection and coin flip, the State Board of Elections on Friday, September 3, randomly determined the order of candidates on the ballot for certain contests this November.
The N.C. Court of Appeals on Friday ordered that North Carolina must revert to its previous eligibility requirements for voter registration.
State Board of Elections staff will hold a random drawing at 5:15 p.m. Friday, September 3 to determine the order of candidates for certain ballot contests during the November 2021 elections.
Under a new state law, a person is not eligible to serve as a sheriff in North Carolina if they have been convicted of a felony, even if they’ve completed their sentence or had the conviction expunged from their record.
The Lee County Board of Elections received an award for the Election Center's Professional Practices Program.
A three-judge panel of Wake County Superior Court entered a preliminary injunction Monday to restore voting rights to all North Carolinians on felony probation, parole, or post-release supervision.
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