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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.
12:06 p.m: The State Board of Elections will hold a remote meeting beginning at 9 a.m. on Thursday, May 12, 2022.
12:01 p.m: North Carolina’s 17-day, in-person early voting period begins Thursday, April 28, and ends at 3 p.m. Saturday, May 14.
3:57 p.m: The NC State Board of Elections has won a national award for its work on a program designed to foster better collaboration between the state agency and the 100 county boards of elections and improve the administration of elections for voters and candidates.
1:22 p.m: The regular voter registration deadline is Friday, April 22 for North Carolinians who want to vote on Primary Election Day, May 17, or by mail.
1:33 p.m: The Judicial Voter Guide for the 2022 Primary Election is now available online at the State Board of Elections’ website.
3:33 p.m: The State Board of Elections meeting scheduled for April 11 has been canceled.
10:24 a.m: The State Board of Elections invites the public to comment on two new administrative rules that are being proposed to allow specifically permitted individuals to access information that voting system vendors place in escrow as part of the state certification of those systems.
11:14 a.m: The following is a statement from Damon Circosta, chairman of the State Board of Elections, on today’s Board meeting.