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As with any election, county boards of elections across North Carolina have begun the 10-day post-election process of counting the remaining ballots and conducting audits to verify the results.
After the November 3 general election, the State Board of Elections will randomly select precincts, early voting sites and by-mail ballots to be counted by hand in each county.
State Board of Elections Executive Director Karen Brinson Bell and State Board Chair Damon Circosta will be available at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday for a dial-in media briefing regarding Election Day and post-election processes.
The State Board of Elections will hold a remote meeting beginning at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 3, 2020.
The North Carolina State Board of Elections voted Tuesday to extend voting at four precincts after each polling site opened late. North Carolina has 2,660 Election Day polling places.
The State Board of Elections will hold a remote meeting beginning at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 3, 2020.
State Board of Elections leadership will be available at 3 p.m. today (November 2) for a dial-in media briefing regarding Election Day.
State Board of Elections Executive Director Karen Brinson Bell will be available at 10 a.m. Tuesday for a dial-in media briefing regarding Election Day.
The N.C. State Board of Elections anticipates that the results reported by the end of election night will include 97 percent or more of all ballots cast in North Carolina in the 2020 general election.
Recently, questions have arisen about the law pertaining to assistance to voters at voting sites. The State Board of Elections will investigate credible allegations of improper assistance.
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