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10:24 a.m: The State Board of Elections invites the public to comment on two new administrative rules that are being proposed to allow specifically permitted individuals to access information that voting system vendors place in escrow as part of the state certification of those systems.
11:14 a.m: The following is a statement from Damon Circosta, chairman of the State Board of Elections, on today’s Board meeting.
9:24 p.m: The State Board of Elections will hold a remote emergency meeting beginning at 9:15 a.m. on Thursday, March 31, 2022.
2:50 p.m: This week, county boards of elections across North Carolina began sending absentee-by-mail ballots to registered voters who requested them for the May 17 primary and certain municipal elections.
10:31 a.m: A number of voter advocacy and political organizations have begun to send mass mailings to voters and prospective voters across North Carolina as the 2022 statewide primary election approaches.
4:04 p.m: Absentee-by-mail voters in North Carolina will be able to track the status of their ballots for the May 17 statewide primary election.
2:52 p.m: The State Board of Elections will hold a remote meeting beginning at 9 a.m. on Thursday, March 17, 2022.
5:34 pm: The NC State Board of Elections on Monday approved in-person early voting plans for the 2022 primary election for Bladen, Columbus, Gates, Lincoln, Pasquotank, Surry, and Chatham counties.
3:17 p.m: With a drawing and a coin flip, the State Board of Elections on Friday, March 4, randomly determined the order of candidates on the ballot for the 2022 primary and general elections in North Carolina.
2:47 p.m: State Board of Elections staff will hold a random drawing at 2:30 p.m. Friday, March 4 to determine the order of candidates on ballots for the 2022 primary and general elections.
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