Bill Summary for H 658 (2011-2012)

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May 18 2011

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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.

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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.

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