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The State Board of Elections will hold a remote meeting beginning at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 15, 2020.
North Carolina voters who vote by mail can now track the status of their absentee ballot with a new online service called BallotTrax.
The following is a message to North Carolina voters from Karen Brinson Bell, executive director of the North Carolina State Board of Elections: It is illegal to vote twice in an election.
The North Carolina State Board of Elections held a virtual press conference Thursday, September 3, 2020, for interested media.
On Friday, September 4, county boards of elections across North Carolina will begin sending absentee by mail ballots to registered voters who have requested ballots for the November 3 election. North Carolina is the first state to send ballots to voters for the 2020 election.
The State Board of Elections launched the Absentee Ballot Request Portal, which will allow voters to request ballots online.
The State Board of Elections has launched a new and improved website to better inform North Carolinians about their options for registering to vote and casting a ballot in 2020 and beyond. The website URL remains the same –
The State Board of Elections will hold a telephonic meeting beginning at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, August 31, 2020.
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, students at colleges and universities who choose to vote by mail should request that their ballot be sent to an address where they know they will receive it.
As mail-in absentee ballot requests surge in North Carolina, the State Board of Elections this week released an improved North Carolina Absentee Ballot Request Form for the November 3 election.
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