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Dates To Note For Upcoming Primary Election – Transylvania County, NC


January 23, 2020

Election day for the 2020 primary is Tuesday, March 3, and will feature a number of local, state and national races.

The following are some important dates, according to the Transylvania County Election Center:

•Absentee by mail voting began on Jan. 13.

•The voter registration deadline is Feb. 7.

•One-stop early voting begins Feb. 13.

•The deadline for absentee by mail requests is 5 p.m., Feb. 25. (Except for reason of sickness or disability, which has a deadline of 5 p.m., March 2.)

•One-stop early voting ends at 3 p.m., Feb. 29.

Voter ID

In a Dec. 31 order, according to the Election Center, a federal district court blocked North Carolina’s voter photo ID requirement from taking effect. The injunction will remain in place until further action by the court. Voters will not be required to show photo ID for the March 3 primary election.

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