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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.
The State Board of Elections will hold a telephonic meeting beginning at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, July 31, 2020.
State Board of Elections issued an emergency order to protect voters from disease and reduce the likelihood of long lines and crowds at voting sites during the 2020 general election.
The State Board of Elections will hold a telephonic meeting beginning at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, July 24, 2020.
The State Board of Elections will hold a telephonic meeting beginning at 3:15 p.m. on Monday, June 29, 2020.
North Carolina elections officials are looking for “democracy heroes” to work at polling places and early voting sites in 2020. These local heroes will protect democracy, learn about the elections process, serve their communities and get paid in the process.
The State Board of Elections has learned that a voter advocacy group mailed about 80,000 absentee ballot request forms to North Carolina residents with voters’ information already filled out on the forms.
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