Press Releases

The State Board of Elections invites the public to comment on two proposed temporary administrative rules related to tasks and duties of precinct officials at polling places and the appointment process and conduct of election observers.
State Board of Elections Executive Director Karen Brinson Bell on Thursday updated the public on the investigation into suspected fraudulent signatures gathered for the Green Party’s bid for new party recognition in North Carolina.
The in-person early voting period opened today, July 7, for the July 26 municipal general elections, runoffs, and, in Graham and Wake counties, second primaries for sheriff.
The State Board of Elections on Thursday voted not to recognize the Green Party as an official political party in North Carolina, citing an ongoing investigation into evidence of fraud and other irregularities in the petition process used to seek ballot access for the party.
With the North Carolina House of Representatives today considering a bill to mandate that no voter be denied the ability to vote in the uniform required by their job, the State Board of Elections wishes to make clear to voters that they are already entitled to vote wearing the uniform of their job. The bill would clarify what is already the law.
The State Board of Elections will hold a remote meeting beginning at 9 a.m. on Thursday, June 30, 2022.
Voters in 15 North Carolina counties will go to the polls on July 26 in a mix of municipal general elections, runoff elections and, in Graham and Wake counties, second primaries for sheriff.
Two voter advocacy organizations have begun sending mailings to nearly 450,000 North Carolinians to encourage them to register to vote.