Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Elections in North Carolina
Yesterday, Common Cause North Carolina hosted an on-the-record media briefing covering all the details about how elections are run — and why voters can trust the results.
A recording of the briefing is available at https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/play/_1O4B8H-unwOBZjYOeCM9cTOD9IhgBLvNPWaVOFRTIpGMS5L5bB_eciyeQfnQuFP4Bo-E66rH_C_Qczz.vmPHL1_8FCjfragS?autoplay=true
Media are invited to use the webinar as a reference, or to rebroadcast portions or all of the recording. Speakers’ view and audio versions are available upon request.
Election disinformation is rampant – and is damaging voters’ trust in our elections systems. This recording provides reporters with reliable information about how North Carolina elections are run, including
- how voter lists are maintained
- systems that safeguard mail ballots
- systems that ensure voters can only cast one ballot
- how ballots are counted and when results can be expected
- trends in election disinformation and how to responsibly report on it
- nonpartisan Election Protection resources available to voters who need assistance
The event was moderated by Common Cause North Carolina Executive Director Bob Phillips. It also featured
- Tim Tsujii, Elections Director for Forsyth County
- Michael G. Dickerson, Director of Elections for Mecklenburg County
- Common Cause North Carolina Community Engagement Specialist Tyler Daye
- Common Cause Disinformation Analyst Emma Steiner