Every vote in the primary counts

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Coupled with few races, there were no nonpartisan contests or local referendums, resulting in no unaffiliated ballot.

Just one school board seat, District 3, had a primary, along with only one countywide race, that of Clerk of Superior Court. Conversely, registered GOP voters can't cast a ballot in the Democratic primary for District Attorney in Guilford County.

Poll workers are still needed, Barger noted. Voters in these counties will be able to return their ballot via mail or at any ballot drop box located in their county.

U.S. Representative Robert Pittenger faces a challenge from fellow Republican Mark Harris in North Carolina's 9th congressional district.

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"They've been watching television, with all those ads, getting excited about (that race)" only to be disappointed they can't vote in it, he said.

Allowing 16- and 17-year-olds in British Columbia to pre-register on the provincial voters list is one of several recommendations from the chief electoral officer now being considered by the legislature. May 25. Any new voter who registers before the deadline will not be required to show proof of identity.

North Carolina law directed that almost all of the 2,700 precincts close at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, but the state elections board directed single sites in Robeson and Hoke counties to remain open.

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For those unable to vote on May 22, absentee voting may be an option.

Absentee ballots may not be turned in at a polling place except to be surrendered and voided, in which case the voter would vote in person at their precinct. The Democratic ballot has only the candidates to run for governor in the fall - Leticia Sanders and Jared K. Henderson.

"Some people may think we are going back, but this is really the future of elections".

The state elections board voted late Tuesday to extend voting hours at the Hoke County precinct until 7:45 p.m. Polls statewide close at 7:30 p.m. Election officials told the state board the poll location opened 45 minutes late Tuesday morning and two people left after they arrived during the delay to attempt to vote.

"There's all this talk about what does this mean for November?" he said.

With all precincts reporting, the results are in, but won't be finalized until Canvass Day, Friday, May 18.

Postmarks are not always affixed by the Post Office, so mail absentee ballots early enough so that it arrives by Election Day.

The candidates who win today's primary advance to the November 6 general election.

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