Board of Elections

NC Constitutional Amendment on Ballot This November

Nov 3, 2014

This Election Day, North Carolina voters will decide upon a constitutional amendment.  If it is passed, North Carolina would be the last state in the country to allow defendants facing felony charges to opt out of a trial by jury. 

The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals suspended prohibitions against same-day voter registration and out-of-precinct voting last week.  But the State Board of Elections is still cautioning voters to register before the voter registration deadline this Friday. 

Here are a few important election-related dates to keep in mind:

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A press release from Pender County’s Board of Elections warns that a voter registration form in the wrong hands could lead to identify theft.