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Article 1 - Time of Primaries and Elections. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-1 163-1. Time of regular elections and primaries.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-2 163-2: Repealed by Session Laws 2001-460, s. 2.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-3 163-3. Special elections.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-4 163-4: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-5 163-5: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-6 163-6: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-7 163-7: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 2 - Time of Elections to Fill Vacancies. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-8 163-8. Filling vacancies in State executive offices.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-9 163-9. Filling vacancies in State and district judicial offices.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-10 163-10. Filling vacancy in office of district attorney.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-11 163-11. Filling vacancies in the General Assembly.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-12 163-12. Filling vacancy in United States Senate.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-13 163-13. Filling vacancy in United States House of Representatives.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-14 through 163-18 163-14 through 163-18. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 3 - State Board of Elections. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-19 163-19. State Board of Elections; appointment; term of office; vacancies; oath of office.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-20 163-20. Meetings of Board; quorum; minutes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-21 163-21. Compensation of Board members.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-22 163-22. Powers and duties of State Board of Elections.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-22.1 163-22.1: Repealed by Session Laws 2001-398, s. 2.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-22.2 163-22.2. Power of State Board to promulgate temporary rules and regulations.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-22.3 163-22.3. State Board of Elections littering notification.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-23 163-23. Powers of chairman in execution of Board duties.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-24 163-24. Power of State Board of Elections to maintain order.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-25 163-25. Authority of State Board to assist in litigation.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-26 163-26. Executive Director of State Board of Elections.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-27 163-27. Executive Director to be appointed by Board.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-27.1 163-27.1. Emergency powers.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-28 163-28. State Board of Elections independent agency.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-29 163-29. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 4 - County Boards of Elections. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-30 163-30. County boards of elections; appointments; terms of office; qualifications; vacancies; oath of office; instructional meetings.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-31 163-31. Meetings of county boards of elections; quorum; minutes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-32 163-32. Compensation of members of county boards of elections.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-33 163-33. Powers and duties of county boards of elections.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-33.1 163-33.1. Power of chairman to administer oaths.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-33.2 163-33.2. Chairman and county board to examine voting machines.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-33.3 163-33.3. County board of elections littering notification.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-34 163-34. Power of county board of elections to maintain order.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-35 163-35. Director of elections to county board of elections; appointment; compensation; duties; dismissal.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-36 163-36. Modified full-time offices.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-37 163-37. Duty of county board of commissioners.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 4A - Political Activities by Board of Elections Members and Employees. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-38 163-38. Applicability of Article.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-39 163-39. Limitation on political activities.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-40 163-40. Violation may be ground for removal.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-40.1 163-40.1. Definitions.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 5 - Precinct Election Officials. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-41 163-41. Precinct chief judges and judges of election; appointment; terms of office; qualifications; vacancies; oaths of office.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-41.1 163-41.1. Certain relatives prohibited from serving together.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-41.2 163-41.2. Discharge of precinct official unlawful.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-42 163-42. Assistants at polls; appointment; term of office; qualifications; oath of office.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-42.1 163-42.1. Student election assistants.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-43 163-43. Ballot counters; appointment; qualifications; oath of office.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-44 163-44. Repealed by Session Laws 1973, c. 793, s. 13.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-45 163-45. Observers; appointment.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-46 163-46. Compensation of precinct officials and assistants.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-47 163-47. Powers and duties of chief judges and judges of election.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-48 163-48. Maintenance of order at place of registration and voting.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-49 through 163-53 163-49 through 163-53. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 6 - Qualifications of Voters. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-54 163-54. Registration a prerequisite to voting.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-55 163-55. Qualifications to vote; exclusion from electoral franchise.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-56 163-56. Repealed by Session Laws 1973, c. 793, s. 19.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-57 163-57. Residence defined for registration and voting.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-58 163-58: Repealed by Session Laws 1985, c. 563, s. 3.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-59 163-59. Right to participate or vote in party primary.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-60 through 163-64 163-60 through 163-64. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 7 - Registration of Voters. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-65 through 163-82 163-65 through 163-82: Repealed by Session Laws 1993 (Reg. Sess., 1994), c. 762, s. 1.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 7A - Registration of Voters. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-82.1 163-82.1. General principles of voter registration.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-82.2 163-82.2. Chief State Election Official.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-82.3 163-82.3. Voter registration application forms.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-82.4 163-82.4. Contents of application form.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-82.5 163-82.5. Distribution of application forms.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-82.6 163-82.6. Acceptance of application forms.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-82.6A 163-82.6A. Address and name changes at one-stop sites.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-82.7 163-82.7. Verification of qualifications and address of applicant; denial or approval of application.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-82.7A 163-82.7A. (Effective January 1, 2016 - see note) Declaration of religious objection to photograph.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-82.8 163-82.8. Voter registration cards.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-82.9 163-82.9. Cancellation of prior registration.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-82.10 163-82.10. Official record of voter registration.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-82.10A 163-82.10A. Permanent voter registration numbers.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-82.10B 163-82.10B. Confidentiality of date of birth.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-82.11 163-82.11. Establishment of statewide computerized voter registration.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-82.12 163-82.12. Promulgation of guidelines relating to computerized voter registration.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-82.13 163-82.13. Access to statewide voter registration file.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-82.14 163-82.14. List maintenance.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-82.15 163-82.15. Change of address within the county.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-82.15A 163-82.15A. Administrative change of registration when county line is adjusted.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-82.16 163-82.16. Change of name.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-82.17 163-82.17. Change of party affiliation.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-82.18 163-82.18. Appeal from denial of registration.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-82.19 163-82.19. Voter registration at drivers license offices; coordination on data interface.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-82.20 163-82.20. Voter registration at other public agencies.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-82.20A 163-82.20A. Voter registration upon restoration of citizenship.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-82.21 163-82.21. Voter registration at military recruitment offices.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-82.22 163-82.22. Voter registration at public libraries and public agencies.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-82.23 163-82.23. Voter registration at public high schools.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-82.24 163-82.24. Statewide training and certification for election officials.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-82.25 163-82.25: Repealed by Session Laws 2013-381, s. 19.1, effective January 1, 2014.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-82.26 163-82.26. Rule-making authority.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-82.27 163-82.27. Help America Vote Act of 2002.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-82.28 163-82.28. The HAVA Election Fund.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-83 163-83. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 8 - Challenges. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-84 163-84. Time for challenge other than on day of primary or election.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-85 163-85. Challenge procedure other than on day of primary or election.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-86 163-86. Hearing on challenge.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-87 163-87. (Effective until January 1, 2016) Challenges allowed on day of primary or election.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-88 163-88. Hearing on challenge made on day of primary or election.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-88.1 163-88.1. Request for challenged ballot.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-89 163-89. Procedures for challenging absentee ballots.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-90 163-90. Challenge as felon; answer not to be used on prosecution.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-90.1 163-90.1. Burden of proof.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-90.2 163-90.2. Action when challenge sustained, overruled, or dismissed.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-90.3 163-90.3. Making false affidavit perjury.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 8A - HAVA Administrative Complaint Procedure. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-91 163-91. Complaint procedure.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-92 through 163-95 163-92 through 163-95. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 9 - Political Party Definition. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-96 163-96. "Political party" defined; creation of new party.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-97 163-97. Termination of status as political party.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-97.1 163-97.1. Voters affiliated with expired political party.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-98 163-98. General election participation by new political party.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-99 163-99. Use of schools and other public buildings for political meetings.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-100 through 163-103 163-100 through 163-103. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 10 - Primary Elections. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-104 163-104. Primaries governed by general election laws; authority of State Board of Elections to modify time schedule.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-105 163-105. Payment of expense of conducting primary elections.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-106 163-106. Notices of candidacy; pledge; with whom filed; date for filing; withdrawal.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-107 163-107. Filing fees required of candidates in primary; refunds.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-107.1 163-107.1. Petition in lieu of payment of filing fee.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-108 163-108. Certification of notices of candidacy.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-108.1 163-108.1. Nomination of members of House of Representatives.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-109 163-109: Repealed by Session Laws 2002-159, s. 55.(j), effective January 1, 2003, and applicable to all primaries and elections held on or after that date.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-110 163-110. Candidates declared nominees without primary.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-111 163-111. Determination of primary results; second primaries.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-112 163-112. Death of candidate before primary; vacancy in single office.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-113 163-113. Nominee's right to withdraw as candidate.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-114 163-114. Filling vacancies among party nominees occurring after nomination and before election.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-115 163-115. Special provisions for obtaining nominations when vacancies occur in certain offices.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-116 through 163-118 163-116 through 163-118. Repealed by Session Laws 1973, c. 793, ss. 47- 49.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-119 163-119. Voting by unaffiliated voter in party primary.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-120 163-120. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-121 163-121. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 11 - Nomination by Petition. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-122 163-122. Unaffiliated candidates nominated by petition.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-123 163-123. Declaration of intent and petitions for write-in candidates in partisan elections.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-124 163-124. No run for two separate offices at the same time.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 11A - Resign-to-Run. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-125 163-125 through 163-127: Repealed by Session Laws 1995, c. 379, s. 18.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 11B - Challenge to a Candidacy. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-127.1 163-127.1. Definitions.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-127.2 163-127.2. When and how a challenge to a candidate may be made.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-127.3 163-127.3. Panel to conduct the hearing on a challenge.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-127.4 163-127.4. Conduct of hearing by panel.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-127.5 163-127.5. Burden of proof.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-127.6 163-127.6. Appeals.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 12 - Precincts and Voting Places. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-128 163-128. Election precincts and voting places established or altered.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-129 163-129. Structure at voting place; marking off limits of voting place.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-130 163-130. Satellite voting places.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-130.1 163-130.1. Out-of-precinct voting places.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-130.2 163-130.2. Temporary use of two voting places for certain precincts.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-131 163-131. Accessible polling places.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-132 163-132. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 12A - Precinct Boundaries. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-132.1 163-132.1: Repealed by Session Laws 2013-381, s. 27.1, effective January 1, 2014.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-132.1A 163-132.1A: Repealed by Session Laws 1999-227, s. 1, effective June 25, 1999.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-132.1B 163-132.1B. Participation in 2010 Census Redistricting Data Program of the United States Bureau of the Census.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-132.2 163-132.2: Repealed by Session Laws 1999-227, s. 1, effective June 25, 1999.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-132.3 163-132.3. Alterations to approved precinct boundaries.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-132.3A 163-132.3A. Alterations to precinct names.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-132.4 163-132.4. Directives.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-132.5 163-132.5. Cooperation of State and local agencies.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-132.5A 163-132.5A: Repealed by Session Laws 1991 (Regular Session, 1992), c. 927, s. 1.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-132.5B 163-132.5B. Exemption from Administrative Procedure Act.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-132.5C 163-132.5C. Local acts and township lines.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-132.5D 163-132.5D. Retention of precinct maps.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-132.5E 163-132.5E. Repealed by Session Laws 1999-227, s. 1.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-132.5F 163-132.5F. U.S. Census data by voting tabulation district.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-132.5G 163-132.5G. Voting data maintained by voting tabulation district.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-132.6 163-132.6: Repealed by Session Laws 1991 (Regular Session, 1992), c. 927, s. 1.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-133 163-133. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-134 163-134. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 13 - General Instructions. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-135 163-135 through 163-159: Repealed by Session Laws 2001-460, s. 1, effective January 1, 2002.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-136 163-135 through 163-159: Repealed by Session Laws 2001-460, s. 1, effective January 1, 2002.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-137 163-135 through 163-159: Repealed by Session Laws 2001-460, s. 1, effective January 1, 2002.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-138 163-135 through 163-159: Repealed by Session Laws 2001-460, s. 1, effective January 1, 2002.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-139 163-135 through 163-159: Repealed by Session Laws 2001-460, s. 1, effective January 1, 2002.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-140 163-135 through 163-159: Repealed by Session Laws 2001-460, s. 1, effective January 1, 2002.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-140.1 163-135 through 163-159: Repealed by Session Laws 2001-460, s. 1, effective January 1, 2002.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-140.2 163-135 through 163-159: Repealed by Session Laws 2001-460, s. 1, effective January 1, 2002.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-140.3 163-135 through 163-159: Repealed by Session Laws 2001-460, s. 1, effective January 1, 2002.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-140.4 163-135 through 163-159: Repealed by Session Laws 2001-460, s. 1, effective January 1, 2002.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-141 163-135 through 163-159: Repealed by Session Laws 2001-460, s. 1, effective January 1, 2002.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-142 163-135 through 163-159: Repealed by Session Laws 2001-460, s. 1, effective January 1, 2002.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-143 163-135 through 163-159: Repealed by Session Laws 2001-460, s. 1, effective January 1, 2002.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-144 163-135 through 163-159: Repealed by Session Laws 2001-460, s. 1, effective January 1, 2002.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-145 163-135 through 163-159: Repealed by Session Laws 2001-460, s. 1, effective January 1, 2002.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-146 163-135 through 163-159: Repealed by Session Laws 2001-460, s. 1, effective January 1, 2002.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-147 163-135 through 163-159: Repealed by Session Laws 2001-460, s. 1, effective January 1, 2002.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-148 163-135 through 163-159: Repealed by Session Laws 2001-460, s. 1, effective January 1, 2002.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-149 163-135 through 163-159: Repealed by Session Laws 2001-460, s. 1, effective January 1, 2002.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-150 163-135 through 163-159: Repealed by Session Laws 2001-460, s. 1, effective January 1, 2002.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-151 163-135 through 163-159: Repealed by Session Laws 2001-460, s. 1, effective January 1, 2002.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-152 163-135 through 163-159: Repealed by Session Laws 2001-460, s. 1, effective January 1, 2002.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-152.1 163-135 through 163-159: Repealed by Session Laws 2001-460, s. 1, effective January 1, 2002.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-153 163-135 through 163-159: Repealed by Session Laws 2001-460, s. 1, effective January 1, 2002.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-154 163-135 through 163-159: Repealed by Session Laws 2001-460, s. 1, effective January 1, 2002.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-155 163-135 through 163-159: Repealed by Session Laws 2001-460, s. 1, effective January 1, 2002.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-156 163-135 through 163-159: Repealed by Session Laws 2001-460, s. 1, effective January 1, 2002.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-157 through 163-159 163-135 through 163-159: Repealed by Session Laws 2001-460, s. 1, effective January 1, 2002.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 14 - Voting Systems. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-160 163-160 through 163-164: Repealed by Session Laws 2001-460, s. 1, effective January 1, 2002.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-160.1 163-160 through 163-164: Repealed by Session Laws 2001-460, s. 1, effective January 1, 2002.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-161 163-160 through 163-164: Repealed by Session Laws 2001-460, s. 1, effective January 1, 2002.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-162 163-160 through 163-164: Repealed by Session Laws 2001-460, s. 1, effective January 1, 2002.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-162.1 163-160 through 163-164: Repealed by Session Laws 2001-460, s. 1, effective January 1, 2002.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-163 163-160 through 163-164: Repealed by Session Laws 2001-460, s. 1, effective January 1, 2002.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-164 163-160 through 163-164: Repealed by Session Laws 2001-460, s. 1, effective January 1, 2002.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 14A - Voting. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-165 163-165. Definitions.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-165.1 163-165.1. Scope and general rules.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-165.2 163-165.2. Sample ballots.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-165.3 163-165.3. Responsibilities for preparing official ballots.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-165.4 163-165.4. Standards for official ballots.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-165.4A 163-165.4A. Punch-card ballots and lever machines.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-165.4B 163-165.4B. Butterfly ballots.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-165.5 163-165.5. Contents of official ballots.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-165.5A 163-165.5A. Expired.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-165.5B 163-165.5B. Ballots may be combined.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-165.6 163-165.6. Arrangement of official ballots.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-165.7 163-165.7. Voting systems: powers and duties of State Board of Elections.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-165.8 163-165.8. Voting systems: powers and duties of board of county commissioners.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-165.9 163-165.9. Voting systems: powers and duties of county board of elections.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-165.9A 163-165.9A. Voting systems: requirements for voting systems vendors; penalties.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-165.10 163-165.10. Adequacy of voting system for each precinct.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-166 163-166: Repealed by Session Laws 1997-443, s. 31.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-166.01 163-166.01. Hours for voting.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-166.1 163-166.1. Duties of county board of elections.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-166.2 163-166.2. Arrangement of the voting enclosure.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-166.3 163-166.3. Limited access to the voting enclosure.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-166.4 163-166.4. Limitation on activity in the voting place and in a buffer zone around it.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-166.5 163-166.5. Procedures at voting place before voting begins.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-166.6 163-166.6. Designation of tasks.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-166.7 163-166.7. Voting procedures.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-166.7A 163-166.7A. Voter education and information.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-166.8 163-166.8. Assistance to voters.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-166.9 163-166.9. (Effective until January 1, 2016) Curbside voting.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-166.10 163-166.10. Procedures after the close of voting.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-166.11 163-166.11. Provisional voting requirements.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-166.11A 163-166.11A. Notation on provisional ballot.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-166.12 163-166.12. Requirements for certain voters who register by mail.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-166.13 163-166.13. (Effective January 1, 2016 - see note) Photo identification requirement for voting in person.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-166.14 163-166.14. (Effective January 1, 2016 - see note) Evaluation of determination of nonreasonable resemblance of photo identification.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-167 163-167: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 15 - Counting Ballots, Canvassing Votes, and Certifying Results in Precinct and County. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-168 163-168 through 163-181: Repealed by Session Laws 2001-398, s. 1, effective January 1, 2002.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-169 163-168 through 163-181: Repealed by Session Laws 2001-398, s. 1, effective January 1, 2002.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-170 163-168 through 163-181: Repealed by Session Laws 2001-398, s. 1, effective January 1, 2002.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-170.1 163-168 through 163-181: Repealed by Session Laws 2001-398, s. 1, effective January 1, 2002.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-171 163-168 through 163-181: Repealed by Session Laws 2001-398, s. 1, effective January 1, 2002.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-172 163-168 through 163-181: Repealed by Session Laws 2001-398, s. 1, effective January 1, 2002.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-173 163-168 through 163-181: Repealed by Session Laws 2001-398, s. 1, effective January 1, 2002.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-174 163-168 through 163-181: Repealed by Session Laws 2001-398, s. 1, effective January 1, 2002.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-175 163-168 through 163-181: Repealed by Session Laws 2001-398, s. 1, effective January 1, 2002.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-176 163-168 through 163-181: Repealed by Session Laws 2001-398, s. 1, effective January 1, 2002.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-177 163-168 through 163-181: Repealed by Session Laws 2001-398, s. 1, effective January 1, 2002.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-177.1 163-168 through 163-181: Repealed by Session Laws 2001-398, s. 1, effective January 1, 2002.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-178 163-168 through 163-181: Repealed by Session Laws 2001-398, s. 1, effective January 1, 2002.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-179 163-168 through 163-181: Repealed by Session Laws 2001-398, s. 1, effective January 1, 2002.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-179.1 163-168 through 163-181: Repealed by Session Laws 2001-398, s. 1, effective January 1, 2002.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-180 163-168 through 163-181: Repealed by Session Laws 2001-398, s. 1, effective January 1, 2002.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-181 163-168 through 163-181: Repealed by Session Laws 2001-398, s. 1, effective January 1, 2002.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 15A - Counting Official Ballots, Canvassing Votes, Hearing Protests, and Certifying Results. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-182 163-182. Definitions.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-182.1 163-182.1. (Effective until January 1, 2018) Principles and rules for counting official ballots.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-182.1A 163-182.1A. (Effective January 1, 2016 - see note) Counting of provisional official ballots cast due to failure to provide photo identification when voting in person.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-182.2 163-182.2. Initial counting of official ballots.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-182.3 163-182.3. Responsibility of chief judge.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-182.4 163-182.4. Jurisdiction for certain ballot items.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-182.5 163-182.5. Canvassing votes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-182.6 163-182.6. Abstracts.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-182.7 163-182.7. Ordering recounts.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-182.7A 163-182.7A. Additional provisions for hand-to-eye recounts.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-182.8 163-182.8. Determining result in case of a tie.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-182.9 163-182.9. Filing an election protest.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-182.10 163-182.10. Consideration of protest by county board of elections.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-182.11 163-182.11. Appeal of a protest decision by the county board to the State Board of Elections.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-182.12 163-182.12. Authority of State Board of Elections over protests.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-182.13 163-182.13. New elections.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-182.13A 163-182.13A. Contested elections for Council of State offices.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-182.14 163-182.14. Appeal of a final decision to superior court; appeal to the General Assembly or a house thereof.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-182.15 163-182.15. Certificate of nomination or election, or certificate of the results of a referendum.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-182.16 163-182.16. Governor to issue commissions for certain offices.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-182.17 163-182.17. Summary of officials' duties under this Article.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-183 through 163-186 163-183 through 163-186. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 16 - Canvass of Returns for Higher Offices and Preparation of State Abstracts. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-187 163-187 through 163-200: Repealed by Session Laws 2001-398, s. 1.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-188 163-187 through 163-200: Repealed by Session Laws 2001-398, s. 1.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-189 163-187 through 163-200: Repealed by Session Laws 2001-398, s. 1.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-190 163-187 through 163-200: Repealed by Session Laws 2001-398, s. 1.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-191 163-187 through 163-200: Repealed by Session Laws 2001-398, s. 1.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-192 163-187 through 163-200: Repealed by Session Laws 2001-398, s. 1.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-192.1 163-187 through 163-200: Repealed by Session Laws 2001-398, s. 1.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-193 163-187 through 163-200: Repealed by Session Laws 2001-398, s. 1.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-194 163-187 through 163-200: Repealed by Session Laws 2001-398, s. 1.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-195 163-187 through 163-200: Repealed by Session Laws 2001-398, s. 1.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-196 though 163-200 163-187 through 163-200: Repealed by Session Laws 2001-398, s. 1.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 17 - Members of United States House of Representatives. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-201 163-201. Congressional districts specified.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-201.1 163-201.1. Severability of congressional apportionment acts.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-201.2 163-201.2: Repealed by G.S. 120-30.9J, as enacted by Session Laws 2013-343, s. 1, effective July 23, 2013.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-202 163-202. Election after reapportionment of members of House of Representatives.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-203 through 163-207 163-203 through 163-207. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 18 - Presidential Electors. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-208 163-208. Conduct of presidential election.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-209 163-209. Names of presidential electors not printed on ballots; notification.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-209.1 163-209.1. Notification of political parties of dual-office holding rules.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-209.2 163-209.2. Elector may be held in addition to other appointive offices.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-210 163-210. Governor to proclaim results; casting State's vote for President and Vice-President.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-211 163-211. Compensation of presidential electors.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-212 163-212. Penalty for failure of presidential elector to attend and vote.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-213 163-213. Appointment of Presidential Electors by General Assembly in certain circumstances, by the Governor in certain other circumstances.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 18A - Presidential Preference Primary Act. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-213.1 163-213.1. Short title.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-213.2 163-213.2. Primary to be held; date; qualifications and registration of voters.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-213.3 163-213.3. Conduct of election.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-213.4 163-213.4. Nomination by State Board of Elections.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-213.5 163-213.5. Nomination by petition.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-213.6 163-213.6. Notification to candidates.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-213.7 163-213.7. Voting in presidential preference primary; ballots.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-213.8 163-213.8. Allocation of delegate positions to reflect division of votes in the primary.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-213.9 163-213.9. National committee to be notified of provisions under this Article.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-213.10 163-213.10. Transferred to 163-213.9 by Session Laws 1975, c. 744.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-213.11 163-213.11: Repealed by Session Laws 1991, c. 689, s. 15.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-214 through 163-217 163-214 through 163-217. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 19 - Petitions for Elections and Referenda. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-218 163-218. Registration of notice of circulation of petition.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-219 163-219. Petition void after one year from registration.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-220 163-220. Limitation on petitions circulated prior to July 1, 1957.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-221 163-221. Persons may not sign name of another to petition.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-222 163-222. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-223 163-223. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-224 163-224. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-225 163-225. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 20 - Absentee Ballot. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-226 163-226. Who may vote an absentee ballot.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-226.1 163-226.1. Absentee voting in primary.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-226.2 163-226.2. Absentee voting in municipal elections.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-226.3 163-226.3. Certain acts declared felonies.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-227 163-227. Repealed by Session Laws 1999-455, s.4.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-227.1 163-227.1. Second primary; applications for absentee ballots for voting in second primary.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-227.2§ 163-227.2. Alternate procedures for requesting application for absentee ballot; "one-stop" voting procedure in board office.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-227.3 163-227.3. Date by which absentee ballots must be available for voting.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-228 163-228. Register of absentee requests, applications, and ballots issued; a public record.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-229 163-229. Absentee ballots, applications on container-return envelopes, and instruction sheets.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-230 163-230. Repealed by Session Laws 1999-455, s. 9.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-230.1 163-230.1. Simultaneous issuance of absentee ballots with application.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-230.2 163-230.2. Method of requesting absentee ballots.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-231 163-231. Voting absentee ballots and transmitting them to the county board of elections.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-232 163-232. Certified list of executed absentee ballots; distribution of list.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-232.1 163-232.1. Certified list of executed absentee ballots received on or after election day; publication of list.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-233 163-233. Applications for absentee ballots; how retained.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-233.1 163-233.1. Withdrawal of absentee ballots not allowed.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-234 163-234. Counting absentee ballots by county board of elections.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-235 163-235. Repealed by Session Laws 1973, c. 536, s. 5.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-236 163-236. Violations by county board of elections.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-237 163-237. Certain violations of absentee ballot law made criminal offenses.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-238 163-238. Reports of violations to district attorneys.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-239 163-239. Article 21A relating to absentee voting by military and overseas voters not applicable.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-240 163-240 to 163-240.5. Expired July 1, 1972.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-241 through 163-244 163-241 through 163-244. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 21 - Military Absentee Registration and Voting in Primary and General Elections. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-245 163-245: Repealed by Session Laws 2011-182, s. 2, effective January 1, 2012.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-246 163-246: Repealed by Session Laws 2011-182, s. 2, effective January 1, 2012.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-247 163-247: Repealed by Session Laws 2011-182, s. 2, effective January 1, 2012.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-248 163-248: Repealed by Session Laws 2011-182, s. 2, effective January 1, 2012.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-249 163-249: Repealed by Session Laws 2011-182, s. 2, effective January 1, 2012.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-250 163-250: Repealed by Session Laws 2011-182, s. 2, effective January 1, 2012.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-251 163-251: Recodified as G.S. 163-258.26.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-252 163-252: Repealed by Session Laws 1973, c. 536, s. 5.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-253 163-253 through 163-256: Recodified as G.S. 163-258.27 through 163-258.30, respectively.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-254 163-253 through 163-256: Recodified as G.S. 163-258.27 through 163-258.30, respectively.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-255 163-253 through 163-256: Recodified as G.S. 163-258.27 through 163-258.30, respectively.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-256 163-253 through 163-256: Recodified as G.S. 163-258.27 through 163-258.30, respectively.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-257 163-257: Repealed by Session Laws 2011-182, s. 2, effective January 1, 2012.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-258 163-258: Recodified as G.S. 163-258.31.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 21A - Uniform Military and Overseas Voters Act. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-258.1 163-258.1. Short title.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-258.2 163-258.2. Definitions.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-258.3 163-258.3. Elections covered.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-258.4 163-258.4. Role of State Board of Elections.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-258.5 163-258.5. Overseas voter's registration address.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-258.6 163-258.6. Methods of registering to vote.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-258.7 163-258.7. Methods of applying for military-overseas ballot.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-258.8 163-258.8. Timeliness and scope of application for military-overseas ballot.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-258.9 163-258.9. Transmission of unvoted ballots.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-258.10 163-258.10. Timely casting of ballot.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-258.11 163-258.11. Federal write-in absentee ballot.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-258.12 163-258.12. Receipt of voted ballot.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-258.13 163-258.13. Declaration.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-258.14 163-258.14. Confirmation of receipt of application and voted ballot.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-258.15 163-258.15. Use of voter's electronic mail address.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-258.16 163-258.16. Publication of election notice.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-258.17 163-258.17. Prohibition of nonessential requirements.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-258.18 163-258.18. Issuance of injunction or other equitable relief.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-258.19 163-258.19. Uniformity of application and construction.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-258.20 163-258.20. Relation to Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-258.21 163-258.21: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-258.22 163-258.22: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-258.23 163-258.23: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-258.24 163-258.24: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-258.25 163-258.25: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-258.26 163-258.26. Certified list of approved military-overseas ballot applications; record of ballots received; disposition of list; list constitutes registration.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-258.27 163-258.27. Article inapplicable to persons after change of status; reregistration not required.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-258.28 163-258.28. Registration and voting on primary or election day.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-258.29 163-258.29. Absentee voting at office of board of elections.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-258.30 163-258.30. Regulations of State Board of Elections.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-258.31 163-258.31. Emergency powers.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 22 - Corrupt Practices and Other Offenses against the Elective Franchise. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-259 through 163-268 163-259 through 163-268. Repealed by Session Laws 1975, c. 565, s. 8.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-269 through 163-270 163-269 through 163-270. Repealed by Session Laws 1999-31, s. 5(b).[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-271 163-271. Intimidation of voters by officers made misdemeanor.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-272 163-272. Repealed by Session Laws 1971, c. 872, s. 3.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-272.1 163-272.1. Penalties for violation of this Chapter.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-273 163-273. Offenses of voters; interference with voters; penalty.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-274 163-274. Certain acts declared misdemeanors.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-275 163-275. Certain acts declared felonies.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-276 163-276. Convicted officials; removal from office.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-277 163-277. Compelling self-incriminating testimony; person so testifying excused from prosecution.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278 163-278. Duty of investigating and prosecuting violations of this Article.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.1 through 163-278.4 163-278.1 through 163-278.4. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 22A - Regulating Contributions and Expenditures in Political Campaigns. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.5 163-278.5. Scope of Article; severability.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.6 163-278.6. Definitions.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.7 163-278.7. Appointment of political treasurers.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.7A 163-278.7A. Gifts from federal political committees.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.8 163-278.8. Detailed accounts to be kept by political treasurers.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.8A 163-278.8A. (For effective date and applicability, see Editor's note) Campaign sales by political party executive committees.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.9 163-278.9. Statements filed with Board.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.9A 163-278.9A. Statements filed by referendum committees.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.10 163-278.10. Procedure for inactive candidate or committee.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.10A 163-278.10A. Threshold of $1,000 for financial reports for certain candidates.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.11 163-278.11. Contents of treasurer's statement of receipts and expenditures.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.12 163-278.12. Special reporting of contributions and independent expenditures.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.12A 163-278.12A: Repealed by Session Laws 2004-125, s. 4, effective July 20, 2004.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.12B 163-278.12B: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.12C 163-278.12C. Special reporting of electioneering communications.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.13 163-278.13. Limitation on contributions.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.13A 163-278.13A: Repealed by Session Laws 1997-515, s. 9.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.13B 163-278.13B. Limitation on fund-raising during legislative session.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.13C 163-278.13C. Campaign contributions prohibition.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.14 163-278.14. No contributions in names of others; no anonymous contributions; contributions in excess of fifty dollars; no contribution without specific designation of contributor.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.14A 163-278.14A. Evidence that communications are "to support or oppose the nomination or election of one or more clearly identified candidates."[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.15 163-278.15. No acceptance of contributions made by corporations, foreign and domestic, or other prohibited sources.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.16 163-278.16. Regulations regarding timing of contributions and expenditures.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.16A 163-278.16A. Restriction on use of State funds by declared candidate for Council of State for advertising or public service announcements using their names, pictures, or voices.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.16B 163-278.16B. Use of contributions for certain purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.17 163-278.17. Statements of media outlets regarding political advertising.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.18 163-278.18. Normal commercial charges for political advertising.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.19 163-278.19. Violations by corporations, business entities, labor unions, professional associations and insurance companies.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.19A 163-278.19A. Contributions allowed.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.19B 163-278.19B. Political party headquarters building funds.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.20 163-278.20: Repealed by Session Laws 2006-195, s. 2, effective January 1, 2007, and applicable to all contributions made and accepted on and after that date.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.21 163-278.21. Promulgation of policy and administration through State Board of Elections.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.22 163-278.22. Duties of State Board.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.23 163-278.23. Duties of Executive Director of Board.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.24 163-278.24. Statements examined within four months.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.25 163-278.25. Issuance of declaration of nomination or certificate of election.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.26 163-278.26. Appeals from State Board of Elections; early docketing.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.27 163-278.27. Criminal penalties; duty to report and prosecute.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.28 163-278.28. Issuance of injunctions; special prosecutors named.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.29 163-278.29. Compelling self-incriminating testimony; individual so testifying excused from prosecution.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.30 163-278.30. Candidates for federal offices to file information reports.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.31 163-278.31: Repealed by Session Laws 1985, c. 183, s. 4.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.32 163-278.32. Statements under oath.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.33 163-278.33. Applicability of Article 22.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.34 163-278.34. Civil penalties.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.34A 163-278.34A. Presumptions.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.35 163-278.35. Preservation of records.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.36 163-278.36: Repealed by Session Laws 2007-349, s. 4, effective January 1, 2008.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.37 163-278.37. County boards of elections to preserve reports.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.38 163-278.38. Effect of failure to comply.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.38A through 163-278.38Y 163-278.38A through 163-278.38Y. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.38Z 163-278.38Z. Definitions.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.39 163-278.39. Basic disclosure requirements for all political advertisements.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.39A 163-278.39A: Repealed by Session Laws 2013-381, s. 44.1, effective January 1, 2014.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.39B 163-278.39B: Recodified as G.S. 163-278.38Z by Session Laws 2004-203, s. 12(a), effective August 17, 2004.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.39C 163-278.39C. Scope of disclosure requirements.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.40 163-278.40. Definitions.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.40A 163-278.40A. Organizational report.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.40B 163-278.40B. Campaign report; partisan election.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.40C 163-278.40C. Campaign report; nonpartisan election and runoff.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.40D 163-278.40D. Campaign report; nonpartisan primary and elections.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.40E 163-278.40E. Campaign report; nonpartisan plurality.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.40F 163-278.40F. Form of report.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.40g 163-278.40G. Content.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.40h 163-278.40H. Notice of reports due.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.40I 163-278.40I. Part 1 to apply.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.40J 163-278.40J. Other committees report by municipal schedule.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 22B - Appropriations from the North Carolina Political Parties Financing Fund. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.41 163-278.41 through 163-278.45: Repealed by Session Laws 2013-381, s. 38.1(c), effective July 1, 2013.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.42 163-278.41 through 163-278.45: Repealed by Session Laws 2013-381, s. 38.1(c), effective July 1, 2013.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.43 163-278.41 through 163-278.45: Repealed by Session Laws 2013-381, s. 38.1(c), effective July 1, 2013.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.44 163-278.41 through 163-278.45: Repealed by Session Laws 2013-381, s. 38.1(c), effective July 1, 2013.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.45 163-278.41 through 163-278.45: Repealed by Session Laws 2013-381, s. 38.1(c), effective July 1, 2013.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 22C - Appropriations from the North Carolina Candidates Financing Fund. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.46 163-278.46: Repealed by Session Laws 2002-158, s. 5, effective January 1, 2003.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.47 163-278.47: Repealed by Session Laws 2002-158, s. 5, effective January 1, 2003.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.48 163-278.48: Repealed by Session Laws 2002-158, s. 5, effective January 1, 2003.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.49 163-278.49: Repealed by Session Laws 2002-158, s. 5, effective January 1, 2003.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.50 163-278.50: Repealed by Session Laws 2002-158, s. 5, effective January 1, 2003.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.51 163-278.51: Repealed by Session Laws 2002-158, s. 5, effective January 1, 2003.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.52 163-278.52: Repealed by Session Laws 2002-158, s. 5, effective January 1, 2003.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.53 163-278.53: Repealed by Session Laws 2002-158, s. 5, effective January 1, 2003.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.54 163-278.54: Repealed by Session Laws 2002-158, s. 5, effective January 1, 2003.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.55 163-278.55: Repealed by Session Laws 2002-158, s. 5, effective January 1, 2003.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.56 163-278.56: Repealed by Session Laws 2002-158, s. 5, effective January 1, 2003.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.57 163-278.57: Repealed by Session Laws 2002-158, s. 5, effective January 1, 2003.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.58 through 163-278.60 163-278.58 through 163-278.60. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 22D - The North Carolina Public Campaign Fund. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.61 163-278.61 through 163-278.67: Repealed by Session Laws 2013-360, s. 21.1(a) and Session Laws 2013-381, s. 38.1(a), effective July 1, 2013.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.62 163-278.61 through 163-278.67: Repealed by Session Laws 2013-360, s. 21.1(a) and Session Laws 2013-381, s. 38.1(a), effective July 1, 2013.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.63 163-278.61 through 163-278.67: Repealed by Session Laws 2013-360, s. 21.1(a) and Session Laws 2013-381, s. 38.1(a), effective July 1, 2013.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.64 163-278.61 through 163-278.67: Repealed by Session Laws 2013-360, s. 21.1(a) and Session Laws 2013-381, s. 38.1(a), effective July 1, 2013.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.64A 163-278.61 through 163-278.67: Repealed by Session Laws 2013-360, s. 21.1(a) and Session Laws 2013-381, s. 38.1(a), effective July 1, 2013.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.65 163-278.61 through 163-278.67: Repealed by Session Laws 2013-360, s. 21.1(a) and Session Laws 2013-381, s. 38.1(a), effective July 1, 2013.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.66 163-278.61 through 163-278.67: Repealed by Session Laws 2013-360, s. 21.1(a) and Session Laws 2013-381, s. 38.1(a), effective July 1, 2013.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.67 163-278.61 through 163-278.67: Repealed by Session Laws 2013-360, s. 21.1(a) and Session Laws 2013-381, s. 38.1(a), effective July 1, 2013.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.68 163-278.68: Repealed by Session Laws 2011-266, s. 1.2(a), effective July 1, 2011.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.69 163-278.69. (See Editor's note for contingent repeal) Voter education.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.70 163-278.70: Repealed by Session Laws 2013-360, s. 21.1(a) and Session Laws 2013-381, s. 38.1(a), effective July 1, 2013.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.71 through 163-278.79 163-278.71 through 163-278.79: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 22E - Electioneering Communications. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.80 163-278.80: Repealed by Session Laws 2010-170, s. 10, effective September 23, 2010.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.81 163-278.81: Repealed by Session Laws 2010-170, s. 10, effective September 23, 2010.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.82 163-278.82: Repealed by Session Laws 2010-170, s. 10, effective September 23, 2010.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.83 163-278.83: Repealed by Session Laws 2010-170, s. 10, effective September 23, 2010.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.84 163-278.84: Repealed by Session Laws 2010-170, s. 10, effective September 23, 2010.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.85 163-278.85: Repealed by Session Laws 2010-170, s. 10, effective September 23, 2010.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.86 163-278.86: Repealed by Session Laws 2010-170, s. 10, effective September 23, 2010.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.87 163-278.87: Repealed by Session Laws 2010-170, s. 10, effective September 23, 2010.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.88 163-278.88: Repealed by Session Laws 2010-170, s. 10, effective September 23, 2010.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.89 163-278.89: Repealed by Session Laws 2010-170, s. 10, effective September 23, 2010.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 22F - Mass Mailings and Telephone Banks: Electioneering Communications. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.90 163-278.90: Repealed by Session Laws 2010-170, s. 11, effective September 23, 2010.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.91 163-278.91: Repealed by Session Laws 2010-170, s. 11, effective September 23, 2010.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.92 163-278.92: Repealed by Session Laws 2010-170, s. 11, effective September 23, 2010.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.93 163-278.93: Repealed by Session Laws 2010-170, s. 11, effective September 23, 2010.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.94 163-278.94: Repealed by Session Laws 2010-170, s. 11, effective September 23, 2010.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 22J - The Voter-Owned Elections Act. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.95 163-278.95 through 163-278.99D: Repealed by Session Laws 2013-381, s. 38.1(b), effective July 1, 2013.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.96 163-278.95 through 163-278.99D: Repealed by Session Laws 2013-381, s. 38.1(b), effective July 1, 2013.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.97 163-278.95 through 163-278.99D: Repealed by Session Laws 2013-381, s. 38.1(b), effective July 1, 2013.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.98 163-278.95 through 163-278.99D: Repealed by Session Laws 2013-381, s. 38.1(b), effective July 1, 2013.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.99 163-278.95 through 163-278.99D: Repealed by Session Laws 2013-381, s. 38.1(b), effective July 1, 2013.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.99A 163-278.95 through 163-278.99D: Repealed by Session Laws 2013-381, s. 38.1(b), effective July 1, 2013.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.99B 163-278.95 through 163-278.99D: Repealed by Session Laws 2013-381, s. 38.1(b), effective July 1, 2013.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.99C 163-278.95 through 163-278.99D: Repealed by Session Laws 2013-381, s. 38.1(b), effective July 1, 2013.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.99D 163-278.95 through 163-278.99D: Repealed by Session Laws 2013-381, s. 38.1(b), effective July 1, 2013.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.99E 163-278.99E. Voter education.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 22G - Candidate-Specific Communications. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.100 163-278.100 through 163-278.103: Repealed by Session Laws 2013-381, s. 48.1, effective January 1, 2013.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.101 163-278.100 through 163-278.103: Repealed by Session Laws 2013-381, s. 48.1, effective January 1, 2013.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.102 163-278.100 through 163-278.103: Repealed by Session Laws 2013-381, s. 48.1, effective January 1, 2013.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.103 163-278.100 through 163-278.103: Repealed by Session Laws 2013-381, s. 48.1, effective January 1, 2013.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.104 163-278.104: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.105 163-278.105: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.106 163-278.106: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.107 163-278.107: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.108 163-278.108: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.109 163-278.109: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 22H - Mass Mailings and Telephone Banks: Candidate-Specific Communications. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.110 163-278.110 through 163-278.113: Repealed by Session Laws 2013-381, s. 48.4, effective January 1, 2014.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.111 163-278.110 through 163-278.113: Repealed by Session Laws 2013-381, s. 48.4, effective January 1, 2014.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.112 163-278.110 through 163-278.113: Repealed by Session Laws 2013-381, s. 48.4, effective January 1, 2014.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.113 163-278.110 through 163-278.113: Repealed by Session Laws 2013-381, s. 48.4, effective January 1, 2014.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 22I - Reserved for future codification purposes. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.114 through 163-278.299 163-278.114 through 163-278.299: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 22M - Legal Expense Funds. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.300 163-278.300. Definitions.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.301 163-278.301. Creation of legal expense funds.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.302 163-278.302: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.303 163-278.303: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.304 163-278.304: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.305 163-278.305: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.306 163-278.306. Treasurer.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.307 163-278.307. Detailed accounts to be kept by treasurer.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.308 163-278.308. Reports filed with Board.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.309 163-278.309. Organizational report.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.310 163-278.310. Quarterly report.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.311 163-278.311: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.312 163-278.312: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.313 163-278.313: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.314 163-278.314: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.315 163-278.315: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.316 163-278.316. Limitations on legal expense donations.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.317 163-278.317: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.318 163-278.318: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.319 163-278.319: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.320 163-278.320. Permitted uses of legal expense funds.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.321 163-278.321: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.322 163-278.322: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.323 163-278.323: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.324 163-278.324: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.325 163-278.325: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.326 163-278.326: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.327 163-278.327: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.328 163-278.328: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-278.329 163-278.329: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 23 - Municipal Election Procedure. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-279 163-279. Time of municipal primaries and elections.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-280 163-280: Repealed by Session Laws 2011-31, ss. 1-3, effective April 7, 2011.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-280.1 163-280.1: Repealed by Session Laws 2011-31, ss. 1-3, effective April 7, 2011.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-281 163-281: Repealed by Session Laws 2011-31, ss. 1-3, effective April 7, 2011.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-282 163-282. Residency defined for voting in municipal elections.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-283 163-283. Right to participate or vote in party primary.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-283.1 163-283.1. Voting in nonpartisan primary.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-284 163-284. Mandatory administration by county boards of elections.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-284.1 163-284.1. Special district elections conducted by county.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-285 163-285: Repealed by Session Laws 2011-31, s. 5, effective April 7, 2011.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-286 163-286. Conduct of municipal and special district elections; application of Chapter 163.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-287 163-287. Special elections; procedure for calling.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-288 163-288. Registration for city elections; county and municipal boards of elections.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-288.1 163-288.1. Activating voters for newly annexed or incorporated areas.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-288.1A 163-288.1A. Activating voters when charter revised.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-288.2 163-288.2. Registration in area proposed for incorporation or annexed.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-288.3 163-288.3. Payment of cost of elections on question of formation of a new municipality or special district.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-289 163-289. Right to challenge; challenge procedure.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-290 163-290. Alternative methods of determining the results of municipal elections.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 24 - Conduct of Municipal Elections. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-291 163-291. Partisan primaries and elections.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-292 163-292. Determination of election results in cities using the plurality method.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-293 163-293. Determination of election results in cities using the election and runoff election method.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-294 163-294. Determination of election results in cities using nonpartisan primaries.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-294.1 163-294.1. Death of candidates or elected officers.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-294.2 163-294.2. Notice of candidacy and filing fee in nonpartisan municipal elections.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-294.3 163-294.3. Sole candidates to be voted upon in nonpartisan municipal elections.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-294.4 163-294.4. Failure of candidates to file; death of a candidate before election.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-295 163-295. Municipal and special district elections; application of Chapter 163.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-296 163-296. Nomination by petition.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-297 163-297. Structure at voting place; marking off limits of voting place.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-298 163-298. Municipal primaries and elections.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-299 163-299. Ballots; municipal primaries and elections.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-300 163-300. Disposition of duplicate abstracts in municipal elections.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-301 163-301. Chairman of election board to furnish certificate of elections.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-302 163-302. Absentee voting.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-303 163-303. Repealed by Session Laws 1977, c. 265, s. 19.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-304 163-304. State Board of Elections to have jurisdiction over municipal elections, and to advise; emergency and ongoing administration by county board.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-305 163-305. Validation of elections.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-306 163-306. Assumption of office by mayors and councilmen.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-307 through 163-320 163-307 through 163-320. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 25 - Nomination and Election of Appellate, Superior, and District Court Judges. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-321 163-321. Applicability.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-322 163-322. Nonpartisan primary election method.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-323 163-323. Notice of candidacy.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-324 163-324. Filing fees required of candidates; refunds.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-325 163-325. Petition in lieu of payment of filing fee.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-326 163-326. Certification of notices of candidacy.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-327 163-327: Repealed by Session Laws 2006-192, s. 9(a), effective August 3, 2006, and applicable to vacancies occurring on or after August 3, 2006.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-327.1 163-327.1. Rules when vacancies for superior court judge are to be voted on.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-328 163-328. Failure of candidates to file; death or other disqualification of a candidate; no withdrawal from candidacy.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-329 163-329. Elections to fill vacancy in office created after primary filing period opens.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-330 163-330. Voting in primary.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-331 163-331. Date of primary.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-332 163-332. Ballots.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-333 163-333: Repealed by Session Laws 2001-398, s. 15.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-334 163-334. Counting of ballots.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 163-335 163-335. Other rules.[RTF] [PDF]