NORTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY
HOUSE BILL 237
AN ACT PROVIDING THAT ABSENTEE VOTING SHALL BE INAPPLICABLE TO THE ELECTION OF MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, COUNTY AND TOWNSHIP OFFICIALS IN GRAHAM COUNTY; REPEALING THE PROVISIONS OF G. S. 163‑172, G. S. 163‑173 AND G. S. 163‑174, EXCEPT AS TO BLIND PERSONS, SO FAR AS THE SAME RELATE TO PRIMARY AND GENERAL ELECTIONS IN GRAHAM COUNTY; AND PROVIDING THAT HUSBAND AND WIFE MAY ASSIST EACH OTHER IN PREPARATION OF THEIR BALLOTS.
The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:
Section 1. None of the provisions of Article 10, Chapter 163 of the General Statutes shall apply to the election of members of the General Assembly or to the election of any county or township official in Graham County.
Sec. 2. That the provisions of G. S. 163‑172, G. S. 163‑173 and G. S. 163‑174 shall not apply to primary and general elections in Graham County except in the case of a blind voter: Provided, that husband and wife may be permitted to enter election booths in Graham County at the same time and shall be permitted to assist each other in the preparation of their ballots.
Sec. 3. This Act shall apply to Graham County only.
Sec. 4. All laws and clauses of laws in conflict with the provisions of this Act are hereby repealed.
Sec. 5. This Act shall be in full force and effect from and after its ratification.
In the General Assembly read three times and ratified, this the 9th day of June, 1959.