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Recent Development: No Photo Id Needed; Changes to Same-Day Registration, Out-Of-Precinct Voting, & Preregistration

Recent Development: No Photo Id Needed; Changes to Same-Day Registration, Out-Of-Precinct Voting, & Preregistration

No Photo ID Required

No Photo ID Needed to Vote – Some First Time Voters May be Asked to Present Either Photo or Non-Photo ID (ex. bank statement, utility bill, or other government document)

RECENT DEVELOPMENT – NO PHOTO ID NEEDED
PHOTO ID, SAME-DAY REGISTRATION, OUT-OF-PRECINCT VOTING, & PREREGISTRATION

On July 29, a panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit struck down photo ID requirements and other elections procedures enacted under S.L. 2013-381 and amended by S.L. 2015-103.  Barring any alternative outcome on appeal, the following are no longer enforceable:

  • Photo ID requirement contained in Part 2 of Session Law 2013-381, as amended by Session Law 2015-103;
  • Removal of preregistration contained in Part 12 of Session Law 2013-381;
  • Elimination of same-day registration contained in Part 16 of Session Law 2013-381;
  • Changes to early voting contained in Part 25 of Session Law 2013-381; and
  • Elimination of out-of-precinct voting contained in Part 49 of Session Law 2013-381

The district court order is available here. Please check back at this website for updates as they become available.

For more information, please visit the North Carolina State Board of Election website.

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