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Receipt Deadline Is Nov. 12 For Ballots Postmarked By Election Day


Last updated 11/2/2020 at 4:34pm

County boards of elections in North Carolina will accept mail-in ballots received by Nov. 12, as long as they are postmarked by Election Day, Nov. 3.

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Wednesday, Oct. 28, to uphold this deadline.

“Even with the deadline extension, we encourage voters to return their absentee ballot as soon as possible and ensure it is postmarked,” said Karen Brinson Bell, executive director of the State Board of Elections. “Please make sure your ballot is counted. Return it now.”

Through Oct. 28, about 273,000 voters who requested an absentee ballot have not yet voted...

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