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Election Integrity Bills in the North Carolina General Assembly as of 4/25/23

Updated: Apr 26, 2023

Green = Support Red = Oppose Black = Neutral

Election Bills Introduced by NCGA as of 25 April 2023:

Senate Bills:

--S88 same as H 304 (Election Day Integrity Act) – Support – (revisions suggested)

--S89 similar to H641 (No Private $ in Elections) – Support - (revisions suggested)

--S137 (Constitutional Amendment to Remove Literacy Test) - Neutral

--S226 (Freedom to Vote) - Oppose

--S306 (Fix Our Democracy) - Strongly Oppose

--S313 (Safeguard Fair Elections Act) - Oppose (see also H372)

--S349 (Whiz Kids/Slow Pokes Registration) - Strongly Oppose

--S352 (Remove Foreign Citizens from Voter Rolls) – Support (also see H365)

--S416 (Popular Election) – Oppose (See also H191)

--S471 (Automatic Voter Registration) – Oppose

--S484 (Make Election Day a State Holiday) – Oppose

--S544 (Revise Buffer Zone Limitations/Elections)-- Oppose

--S577 (DMV Proposed Legislative Changes) (SS# to SBE – verifying voter registration data)- Support

--S630 (Constitutional Amendment/Citizens Only Voting) - Support

--S642 (Independent Redistricting Commission)-- Oppose

--S676 (Restricted Drivers License for Undocumented Immigrants) (has election-related item in bill)- Support

House Bills:

--H6 (Uniformed Heroes Voting Act) - Support

--H9 (Independent Redistricting Process) - Oppose

--H44 (Constitutional Amendment to Remove Literacy Test) - Neutral

--H63 (Verify Immigration Status/SAVE) - Support [Not an Elections Bill]

--H82 (Maintain Precinct Voting Data- Official Results Include All Pct Votes) -Support

--H109 (Certain Prohibitions/Working/Voting-Conditional Support), (needs minor language change)

--H123 (Constitutional Amendment to Limit Early Voting to 7 Days) - Support

--H191 (Popular Election) - Oppose (see also S416)

--H249 (J6 Riot/Overthrow Government) - Oppose

--H259 (2023 Appropriation Act) (in bill: HAVA Funds, Post Election Audit Report, Prohibit ERIC- Support Membership, Funds for Voter ID, Prohibit Private Monetary Donations in Elections)– Support (Revise “Prohibit Private Monetary Donations” section if possible)

--H293 (Freedom to Vote) - Oppose

--H303 (Shorten One-Stop Early Voting at county BOE by 3 days) – Support

--H304 (Election Day Integrity Act) – Support (see also as S88) - (revisions suggested)

--H352 (Remove Foreign Citizens from Voter Rolls) - Support

--H362 (Fix Our Democracy) - Strongly Oppose

--H365 (Require that Jurors be US Citizens) - Support - (revisions suggested)

--H372 (Safeguard Fair Elections Act) - Oppose (See also S313)

--H376 (Little Federal Model for Senate Representation) -Questionable Necessity

--H388 (Increase Threshold- Campaign Cas

h Contributions) - Support

--H396 (Repeal Participation in ERIC)-- Support

--H475 (Revise Certain Ballot; 48 Hour Report Reqs.) - Support

--H485 (Provisional Ballot/Same Day Registration) - Strongly Support

--H613 (Access to Voted Ballot)- Support (minor revisions needed)

--H641 (No Soliciting Certain Funds/Elections Boards) (see S89; H259) - Support - (revisions suggested)

--H694 (Campaign Finance Late Reports)- Support

--H706 (Electioneering/Voter Photos)-- Strongly Oppose until proposed Buffer Zone restrictions set at 200' are restored to 50'.

--H708 (Clarify Felon Voting Rights)

--H709 (Election Director Dismissal)-- Neutral

--H713 (Election Day a Holiday) - Neutral

--H728 (Maintenance of Voter Records)- Support (major revisions needed to remove duplicate and foreign national registrations)

--H770 (Access to Voted Ballots)-- Strong Support

--H772 (Poll Observer Activity)-- Strong Support

--H816 (Poll Observers)-- Support (revisions needed to observe counting of absentee ballots)

--H818 (Performance Bonds for Vendors)-- Neutral

--Election Bills Drafted by NCEIT which need sponsors in order to be filed.

--Retention of State Election Records – (Senator Alexander indicates interest in sponsoring our NCEIT language in a bill)

Election Bills Still to be Drafted

**UOCAVA Clarifications

**Local BOE Transparency

**Out-of-State College Student Voting

**2023 current Long Session now ends in August**.

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