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Ahead of early voting and Election Day, the State Board of Elections reminds all North Carolinians that voter intimidation and coercion are prohibited by state and federal law.
The State Board of Elections on Thursday welcomed its newest members, Republicans Tommy Tucker and Stacy “Four” Eggers IV, who were appointed by Gov. Roy Cooper this week. The new members, sworn in during a State Board meeting Thursday afternoon, replace former members David Black and Ken Raymond, who recently resigned from the board.
Eligible individuals who want to cast their ballot on Election Day 2020 have until Friday, October 9 to register to vote.
Civitech, a technology vendor that works with companies and campaigns to increase voter registrations, inadvertently mailed pre-filled voter registration applications with incorrect name, address and date of birth information to about 11,000 NC residents, the company said.
The State Board of Elections is reminding voters that North Carolina law prohibits taking photographs of or videotaping voted ballots. Please refer to N.C.G.S. § 163-166.3 for more information.
With 33 days until the November 3 election, county boards of elections have approved the absentee ballots of about 300,000 voters. This means 4% of registered voters in North Carolina have already cast their ballots in the 2020 general election. They will be counted in unofficial results reported on election night.
The State Board of Elections Friday morning voted to release the following documents to promote transparency and public confidence in the administration of elections and to ensure voters have accurate information about recent board decisions: Minutes of the September 15 closed session meeting during which the board discussed a possible settlement of lawsuits challenging certain absentee voting procedures.
This evening, we received letters of resignation from State Board of Elections members David Black and Ken Raymond. We appreciate their service to the State Board, particularly the knowledge and perspective they provided from their years of service as members of county boards of elections. Their resignation letters are attached.
The State Board of Elections on Tuesday announced changes to the absentee voting process to make it easier for a voter to fix problems with their absentee ballot.
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