North Carolina State Board of Elections
The State Board of Elections is governed by a five person board.
Selection of members
All five members of the North Carolina State Board of Elections are nominated by the Governor of North Carolina. Each member of the Board is nominated off the recommendation of the State Party Chairperson where the vacancy occurred. Each person serves a four year term and must fill out an economic statement of interest along with questioning from the North Carolina Ethics Commission.
Campaign finance discipline
If someone feels that a person or committee violated North Carolina campaign finance law, the first step is to file a complaint with the North Carolina State Board of Elections. It is up to the State Board of Elections to investigate all complaints to determine probable cause. All complaints that result in apparent violations are directed to the respective district attorney in the county where the complaint happened.
- North Carolina State Board of Elections, "Board Members"
- [Confirmed with NC State Board of Elections Staff on April 28, 2010 via phone]
- [Confirmed with NC Governors Office-Boards and Appointments Division, April 28, 2010-via phone]
- North Carolina General Assembly, "North Carolina Campaign Finance Law"(Referenced Statute 163-278.22(7))
- North Carolina General Assembly, "North Carolina Campaign Finance Law"(Referenced Statute 163-278.22(8))
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