Myrna Perez

Local - August 19
11:56 am
Mon August 19, 2013

Voter ID Bill Could Mean More Restrictions in Local Elections

The road to the ballot box is changing in North Carolina.
Smithsonian Institute

Editor's Note:  This article was corrected to reflect the Supreme Court's action regarding the Voting Rights Act. 

The newly passed Voter ID Bill stands to change the nature of Election Days across the state. Strict voter ID requirements, prohibition of provisional ballots, the elimination of same-day registration and a shortened early voting period mean North Carolinians will have to be more vigilant about the rules to cast their ballots. And that's not necessarily all--we could see changes at the local level, too.

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