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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 – NCSBE.gov.
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.
North Carolina elections officials are responding to many voters’ questions and concerns about mass mailings, text messages, phone calls and home visits by political and advocacy groups.
North Carolina elections officials are looking for “democracy heroes” to work at polling places and early voting sites in 2020.
Statement from the State Board of Elections about the security of voting by mail in North Carolina.
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