Bill Summaries: S819 (2021)

  • Summary date: May 26 2022 - View summary

    Postpones the deadline for retaining records and papers regarding the 2020 election from September 2022 to September 2023. Charges the State Board of Elections to collaborate with county boards to ensure the records and papers are retained. 

    Amends GS 163-234 to require county boards to retain all container-return envelopes and absentee ballots for at least 22 months (was, four months), or longer if any contest is pending concerning the validity of any ballot.