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Statement from Karen Brinson Bell, executive director of the State Board of Elections, on the bipartisan House Bill 1169, which was filed today in the N.C. House board of elections, statement, executive director, karen brinson bell, proposed election law, may 22, 2020
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Statement from NCSBE Executive Director Karen Brinson Bell on Proposed Election Law Changes

Press Release:

    Statement from Karen Brinson Bell, executive director of the State Board of Elections, on the bipartisan House Bill 1169, which was filed today in the N.C. House:

    "We appreciate that the General Assembly has taken our recommendations to heart and put forward a bill that ensures accessible, safe and secure elections in 2020. This is a positive step forward for North Carolina voters. We look forward to continuing to work with state lawmakers as this bill moves through the legislative process."

    Background: On March 26, the State Board of Elections released a list of recommendations to ensure accessible, safe and secure elections amid the COVID-10 pandemic.

    See list of recommendations.

    See press release.

    See additional information about recommendations and request for state match of federal election funds.

    See "10 Facts About Voting in North Carolina During the COVID-19 Pandemic."


  • Contact: Patrick Gannon
  •     patrick.gannon@ncsbe.gov


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