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5:17 p.m: Karen Brinson Bell, executive director of the North Carolina State Board of Elections, has been appointed to posts on three national boards working to improve elections and election security in the United States.
1:30 p.m: The State Board of Elections will hold a remote meeting beginning at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, March 7, 2022.
11:44 a.m: Candidate filing for the 2022 statewide primary and rescheduled municipal elections will resume at 8 a.m. Thursday, February 24, and run through noon March 4.
3:04 p.m: The State Board of Elections is reminding North Carolina residents that state and county election officials will never go door-to-door conducting any type of election business.
4:38 p.m: Any registered and eligible North Carolina voter may now request an absentee ballot for the 2022 primary election online through the North Carolina Absentee Ballot Portal, available on the State Board of Elections’ website.
12:58 p.m: Candidate filing for the 2022 statewide primary and rescheduled municipal elections will resume at 8 a.m. February 24 and end at noon March 4.
5:11 p.m: The State Board of Elections will hold a remote meeting beginning at 9 a.m. on Thursday, January 20, 2022.
5:07 p.m: This meeting has been canceled pursuant to an order of the Wake County Superior Court, which granted the State Board’s motion to stay candidate challenges against candidates for the U.S. House and the North Carolina House and Senate until final resolution of the litigation in North Carolina League of Conservation Voters v. Hall. 
6:21 p.m: Candidate filing for North Carolina’s 2022 primary elections, as well as rescheduled municipal elections, will resume at 8 a.m. Thursday, February 24, and end at noon on Friday, March 4, under an order issued Tuesday by the Superior Court of Wake County.
6:12 p.m: The North Carolina Supreme Court on Wednesday suspended candidate filing for all offices for the 2022 primary election.
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