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Ballot Stuck In The Mail? Here Are Your Options For Voting In North Carolina

Grant Holub-Moorman
Of the mail-in ballots counted in North Carolina, 27.4% did not vote in the 2016 elections.

While North Carolinians requested nearly 1.4 million absentee ballots, fewer than half of those have been returned and accepted. Government and watchdog experts continue to express public confidence that mail-in votes are safe and will be counted if filled out properly. 

But long delay times are expected as postal workers deal with a record influx. If your ballot is stuck on the return trip to your local board of elections, you may be wondering about ways to ensure your vote is tallied. Host Frank Stasio checks in with reporter Jordan Wilkieabout new guidance and suggestions for North Carolinian voters in 2020. Wilkie is a Report for America Corps member working for Carolina Public Press and the NC Watchdog Reporting Network

- WUNC voter guide

- FAQs: Voting by mail

- Track your mail-in ballot

Grant Holub-Moorman coordinates events and North Carolina outreach for WUNC, including a monthly trivia night. He is a founding member of Embodied and a former producer for The State of Things.
Longtime NPR correspondent Frank Stasio was named permanent host of The State of Things in June 2006. A native of Buffalo, Frank has been in radio since the age of 19. He began his public radio career at WOI in Ames, Iowa, where he was a magazine show anchor and the station's News Director.
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