Amends GS 163A-1300(b) by extending the period for early voting to 5:00 p.m. on the last Saturday before an election (formerly 7:00 p.m. on the last Friday). One-stop voting will be held from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on that Saturday. Adds a provision to GS 163A-1303 to allow a county board of elections to request a variation in the hours of operation for one-stop voting sites; the change will take effect only if approved by unanimous vote of all State Board of Elections members. Clarifies that one-stop sites operating on Saturdays, other than the last Saturday before an election, must hold uniform hours within a county.
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AN ACT TO RESTORE VOTING HOURS FOR ONE-STOP EARLY VOTING SITES ON THE LAST SATURDAY BEFORE THE ELECTION AND TO PROVIDE FLEXIBILITY TO COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS REGARDING HOURS OF OPERATION FOR ONE-STOP EARLY VOTING SITES.Intro. by Hawkins, Russell, Meyer.
Status: Ref to the Com on Elections and Ethics Law, if favorable, Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House (House action) (Apr 22 2019)
Bill H 893 (2019-2020)Summary date: Apr 18 2019 - View Summary