CHANGE EARLY VOTING PERIOD.

View NCGA Bill Details2011-2012 Session
House Bill 658 (Public) Filed Wednesday, April 6, 2011
TO CHANGE THE EARLY VOTING PERIOD.
Intro. by Jones, Stam, Collins, Sager.

Status: Ref To Com On Judiciary I (Senate Action) (May 23 2011)

Bill History:

H 658

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: May 18 2011 - More information

    House amendment makes the following changes to 1st edition. Amends GS 163-227.2(b) to set the available hours for one-stop voting during the early voting period. Provides that for the general election in November of even-numbered years, one-stop voting at the office of the county board of elections or any site under subsection (g) of GS 163-227.2 is to be conducted on any weekday during the allocated period either between 10:00 A.M. and 6:00 P.M., or between 11:00 A.M. and 7:00 P.M.. Directs the county board of elections to conduct one-stop voting for the general election in November of even-numbered years on the last two Saturdays before the election either between 10:00 A.M. and 4:00 P.M., or between 11:00 A.M. and 5:00 P.M. (was, on the last Saturday before the election until 1:00 P.M. or could continue until 5:00 P.M.). Provides that for any other primary or election, one-stop voting is to take place on the last Saturday before the primary or election between 10:00 A.M. and 4:00 P.M., or between 11:00 A.M. and 5:00 P.M.


  • Summary date: Apr 6 2011 - More information

    Amends GS 163-227.2 to provide that a voter taking advantage of the alternative procedures for requesting an application for an absentee ballot must appear in person at the office of the county board of elections no earlier than the second Thursday before an election (was, no earlier than the third Thursday before an election) in which absentee ballots are authorized. Effective for elections held on or after January 1, 2012.


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