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The State Board of Elections has updated the state's voter registration applications to comply with Friday’s N.C. Supreme Court ruling.

The State Board will update its website, voter registration forms, and other voting-related documents to reflect new information on felon eligibility.

State Board of Elections Executive Director Karen Brinson Bell on Thursday updated the public on the investigation into suspected fraudulent signatures gathered for the Green Party’s bid for new party recognition in North Carolina.

With the North Carolina House of Representatives today considering a bill to mandate that no voter be denied the ability to vote in the uniform required by their job, the State Board of Elections wishes to make clear to voters that they are already entitled to vote wearing the uniform of their job. The bill would clarify what is already the law.

12:58 p.m: Candidate filing for the 2022 statewide primary and rescheduled municipal elections will resume at 8 a.m. February 24 and end at noon March 4.

6:21 p.m: Candidate filing for North Carolina’s 2022 primary elections, as well as rescheduled municipal elections, will resume at 8 a.m. Thursday, February 24, and end at noon on Friday, March 4, under an order issued Tuesday by the Superior Court of Wake County.

6:12 p.m: The North Carolina Supreme Court on Wednesday suspended candidate filing for all offices for the 2022 primary election.

7:34 p.m: Candidate filing for the U.S. House, N.C. House, and N.C. Senate will begin at 8 a.m. Tuesday, December 7, following a Monday evening reversal of an earlier order suspending filing for those offices.

The N.C. Court of Appeals on Monday issued an order temporarily suspending candidate filing: U.S. House of Representatives, N.C. Senate, N.C. House contests.

12:12 p.m: Under state law, election officials must release the number of provisional ballots cast in each county by noon two days after each election.