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Karen Brinson Bell, executive director of the State Board of Elections, gave the following comments at a media availability at noon on municipal Election Day.
The State Board of Elections will hold a remote meeting beginning at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 2, 2021.
State Board of Elections Executive Director Karen Brinson Bell and legal counsel will be available at noon Tuesday for a dial-in media briefing regarding municipal Election Day.
The State Board is offering 10 tips for Election Day voters ahead of the 2021 municipal elections.
In-person early voting for the November 2, 2021 municipal elections begins Thursday, October 14 and ends Saturday, October 30.
The State Board of Elections is encouraging prospective candidates for the Office of Sheriff to complete mandatory forms verifying that they have no prior felony convictions or felony expungements.
To audit the October 5 elections, the State Board of Elections will randomly select precincts, early voting sites and absentee-by-mail ballots to be counted by hand in each county.
With 2021 municipal elections in full swing and 2022 in clear sight, the State Board of Elections is reminding voter registration drive organizers and volunteers of best practices for conducting voter registration drives.
National Voter Registration Day is Tuesday, September 28, a perfect time for eligible individuals to register to vote and for current voters to make sure their information is up to date.
A number of voter advocacy and political organizations have begun to send mass mailings to voters and prospective voters across North Carolina as the 2021 municipal election season approaches.
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