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The first of four educational mailings about the photo ID requirement for voting, which takes effect in 2020, will soon arrive in mailboxes of North Carolina residents. Every residential household in the state – 4.7 million in all – will receive a mailer in the coming days.
Voters across North Carolina soon will learn the candidates who will vie for their votes in 2020.
State Elections Director Karen Brinson Bell on Tuesday approved 20 additional types of University of North Carolina System student and employee photo IDs for use in the 2020 elections.
The State Board of Elections invites members of the public to comment on the proposed text of a permanent administrative rule pertaining to the issuance of free voter photo ID cards by county boards of elections.
The Voter Search and other voter tools on the State Board of Elections’ website are now restored after being offline for about an hour Tuesday morning.
Municipal elections will be held Tuesday (November 5) in 92 North Carolina counties, where voters will choose mayors, other local elected officials and referendums.
State Elections Director Karen Brinson Bell on Friday approved 49 additional types of student and employee photo identification for use in the 2020 elections.
The State Board of Elections is reminding colleges and universities, charter schools and state and local governments about upcoming deadlines to submit applications for their IDs to be eligible for use by voters in 2020.
The State Board of Elections on Thursday launched a campaign to inform voters about the many ways North Carolina elections officials and their security partners safeguard elections, and to empower voters to take an active role in the process.
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