The North Carolina State Board of Elections voted unanimously Tuesday to extend voting at a total of three precincts in three counties until 8:30 p.m. after delays in the opening of polls Tuesday morning.
The State Board of Elections on Wednesday, November 9, will randomly select precincts, early voting sites, and absentee-by-mail ballots to be counted by hand as part of a statutorily required post-election audit.
As Election Day nears for the 2022 general election, the State Board of Elections wants to make sure voters and news reporters understand what to expect on November 8, including how the results reporting process works.
Film legend and former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger surprised election workers across North Carolina Monday morning when he spoke on a video call to motivate them for the final stretch before the November 8 election.
North Carolina elections officials continue to receive complaints and questions about mass mailings and text messages to voters about the November 8 general election. The State and county boards of elections are not sending these. They come from private political groups.
About 135,400 North Carolina voters cast ballots on the first day of in-person early voting Thursday.
The turnout was on par with the nearly 136,500 voters who cast ballots on the first day of in-person early voting in 2018.