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The State Board of Elections is reminding voters that North Carolina law prohibits taking photographs of or videotaping voted ballots. N.C.G.S. § 163-166.3
The in-person early voting period for the 2020 primary election begins Thursday, February 13, and ends Saturday, February 29.
The State Board of Elections is reminding residents that the deadline to register to vote in North Carolina in the 2020 primary election is Friday, February 7.
With the 2020 primary election quickly approaching, the State Board of Elections is mailing a postcard (attached) to every residential household in the state – about 4.7 million in all – reminding voters that photo ID is not required for the 2020 primary election.
The State Board of Elections on Monday released a video of Executive Director Karen Brinson Bell informing North Carolina voters that they will not be required to show photo ID for the March 2020 primary election.
Beginning Monday (January 13), absentee by-mail ballots for the March primary election will be mailed to voters who requested them. Any registered voter in North Carolina may vote absentee by-mail.
A months-long federal assessment of voter check-in computers used in the 2016 election in Durham County found no evidence of malware or unauthorized access to the county’s systems.
The State Board of Elections on Friday signed off on the 2020 presidential primary candidates nominated by North Carolina’s five recognized political parties – Constitution, Democratic, Green, Libertarian and Republican.
With a drawing and a coin flip, the State Board of Elections on Friday (December 20) randomly determined the order of candidates on the ballot for the 2020 primary and general elections in North Carolina.
The State Board of Elections on Friday approved modifications to a certified election system for use in North Carolina that improve the security and functionality of the system.
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