Details for Brunswick County PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF GENERAL ELECTION A General Election will be held on Tuesday, November 3, 2020 in Brunswick County to vote in the following contests:

Brunswick County

PUBLIC NOTICE

NOTICE OF GENERAL ELECTION

A General Election will be held on Tuesday, November 3, 2020
in Brunswick County to vote in the following contests:
President and Vice President, US Senate, US House of Representatives District 7, NC Governor, NC Lieutenant Governor,
NC Attorney General, NC Auditor, NC Commissioner of Agriculture, NC Commissioner of Insurance, NC Commissioner
of Labor, NC Secretary of State, NC Superintendent of Public
Instruction, NC Treasurer, NC Supreme Court Chief Justice –
Seat 1, NC Supreme Court Associate Justice – Seats 2 and 4,
NC Court of Appeals Judge Seats 4, 5, 6, 7, and 13 NC State
Senate District 8, NC House of Representatives Districts 17 and
19 NC Superior Court Judge District 13B – Seat 1, NC District
Court Judge District 13 – Seats 3, 4, 5, and 6 Board of Commissioners Districts 3, 4, and 5 Board of Education Districts 1, 2,
and 4, Register of Deeds, Soil and Water Conservation District
Supervisor
Voters will not be required to show photo ID for elections held
in 2020. Federal and state courts have temporarily blocked
North Carolina’s voter photo ID requirement from taking effect until further order of the courts.
Polls will be open from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. on the day of
the election, Tuesday, November 3. One-stop early voting will
be held at the Brunswick County Cooperative Extension office
and The Brunswick Center at Leland, the Leland Cultural Arts
Center, The Brunswick Center at Southport, The Brunswick
Center at Supply, Shallotte Commons, and The Brunswick
Center at Calabash. One-stop early voting will be open from
Thursday, October 15 until Saturday, October 31. The schedule
for one-stop early voting can be found by visiting the Brunswick County Board of Elections website www.brunswickcountync.gov/elections/onestop. Canvass will be held in the Brunswick County Board of Elections office at 11:00 a.m. on Friday,
November 13.
Absentee voting by mail is available. Requests for an absentee
ballot must be made on an absentee request form (available on
the State Board of Elections website and, at the county board of
elections office, and must be received in the Brunswick County
Board of Elections office or any one-stop early voting site by
5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 27, 2020. Completed request
forms may only be returned in-person to the Brunswick County
Board of Elections office by the voter, the voter’s near relative
or verifiable legal guardian, or by a Multipartisan Assistance
Team, or delivered by the U.S. Postal Service or designated delivery service (DHL, FedEx, or UPS). Absentee voting requires
the voter to complete an application on the return envelope that
must be witnessed by one qualified person. Completed absentee ballots must be returned to the Brunswick County Board
of Elections by 5:00 p.m. on Election Day (ballots received by
mail after this time will be considered timely if they are received by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, November 6, and postmarked on
or before Election Day). Voters may receive assistance voting
a mail-in absentee ballot from a near relative or verifiable legal
guardian, or by a qualified person of their choice if a near relative or legal guardian is not available. If the voter resides in a
facility such as a nursing home, and the voter’s near relative
or legal guardian is not available, the voter or the facility can
arrange to have the county board of elections schedule a visit
by a Multipartisan Assistance Team to provide assistance and
serve as a witness.
All persons who are registered to vote with the Brunswick
County Board of Elections may vote in this election. Persons
who are not already registered to vote in the county must register by Friday, October 9 to be eligible to vote in this election.
Voters who are not registered in the county by that deadline
may register and vote during one-stop early voting only and
will be required to provide documentation of their identity and
residence. Voters who fail to timely make a change to their
name or address in the county must update the information
when presenting to vote, and may be required to vote a provisional ballot.
Voters voting in person are entitled to assistance by an election
official, or, if assistance is needed due to disability or illiteracy,
by a qualified person of their choice. Voting sites are accessible
to all voters. Curbside voting is available for voters who are not
able to enter voting sites.
Persons with questions about registration, polling places, early
voting, absentee ballots, a Multipartisan Assistance Team visit
to a facility, or other election matters may call the Brunswick
County Board of Elections Office at 910-253-2620.
Boyd Williamson, Chairman
Brunswick County Board of Elections
(9-16, 23, 30, 10-7)

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