The State Board of Elections has opened a written public comment period for a request by the North Carolina Republican Party for the State Board to authorize county boards of elections to scrutinize voter signatures on absentee ballot request forms and absentee ballot return envelopes, to determine whether to count those ballots in North Carolina elections.
Under state law, election officials must release the number of provisional ballots cast in each county by noon two days after each election. The State Board surveyed the 100 county boards of elections and provides the provisional ballots cast during the 2022 statewide primary election at the link below.
The day after the May 17 primary, 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 to confirm accuracy of the results counted by machine.
The 2022 statewide primary election is Tuesday, May 17, and the State Board of Elections wants to be sure that media representatives and voters have answers to common questions about Election Day and post-election processes.
With in-person early voting ending at 3 p.m. Saturday, May 14, Primary Election Day is right around the corner – on Tuesday, May 17. The following are 12 tips for voters who cast their ballot on Primary Election Day.
As in-person early voting begins, North Carolina elections officials are reminding voters about how they can be confident their vote is counted this election season.
Absentee-by-mail voting began in September. In-person early voting has begun and runs through Saturday, November 5. Election Day is Tuesday, November 8.