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Voter ID Forum
May 29, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm| Free
Are You Ready for the New NC Voter ID Law?
The rules have changed for 2016.
May 29: Voter ID Forum – Find out what you need to know about the new photo ID requirements for voting in North Carolina.
June 11: NC State Board of Elections Public Hearing – Tell the State Board of Elections what you think about the regulations they have proposed.
On June 11, the NC Board of Elections will hold a public hearing in Sylva–one of only nine public hearings across the state–to discuss proposed regulations for the use of photo ID when citizens vote in person at the polls in 2016.
To help North Carolina voters prepare for this important hearing and for upcoming elections, the Jackson County NC NAACP is offering a free public forum and information session:
Voter ID Forum
6pm, May 29
Jackson County Public Library
The May 29 Voter ID Forum will address:
- NC Voter Laws (HB589) and NC Voting Rights
- Getting Ready for the June 11 Hearing
- Thoughts from the Jackson County Board of Elections
- The Importance of Testimony on June 11
- Open Q&A
- A live webcast of the event
- Free pizza and drinks will follow the 90 minute program.
The live webcast of the Voter ID Forum will be available online at this address:
6:00-7:30pm on Friday, May 29, 2015
Voters unable to attend the June 11 Public Hearing can send comments to the State Board of Elections by e-mail: email@example.com or by mail: P.O. Box 27255, Raleigh, NC 27611-7255 to the attention of Rule-making Coordinator George McCue. Comments on the new Voter ID rules will be accepted until Tuesday, June 30, 2015.
For the complete text of the NC Voter Information Verification Act (S.L. 2013-381), the list of public hearing locations and dates, and links to state publications on Voter ID laws, see our NC Voter ID resource page.