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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.
The State Board of Elections will hold a remote meeting at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, August 17, 2021.
As part of the preparations for the 2021 municipal elections, county boards of elections across North Carolina once again will conduct special tests on all voting equipment to be used in the 2021 municipal elections.
Candidate filing for most 2021 city, town, and village elections in North Carolina begins at noon Friday, July 2, and ends at noon Friday, July 16.
The State Board of Elections on Tuesday appointed four members to all 100 county boards of elections – the latest class of elections officials working to administer and safeguard elections.
Legislation delaying municipal elections for offices elected by district until 2022 became law on Monday.
The State Board of Elections will hold a remote meeting beginning at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, June 29, 2021.
The State Board of Elections invites public comment on an amendment to a permanent rule related to the arrangement of official ballots.
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