NOTICE OF NOVEMBER 5, 2019 MUNICIPAL GENERAL ELECTION
LEE COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to G.S.163A-769 that a Municipal General Election will be held on Tuesday, November 5, 2019 for municipal offices in Broadway and Sanford, for voters residing in Lee County, North Carolina.
The polls will be open for voting on Election Day from 6:30 am to 7:30 pm. All voters registered with the Lee County Board of Elections and residing within the municipality are eligible to vote in this election. Voters who are already registered to vote need not re-register. Residents who are not registered to vote or those registered who need to make changes should do so by Friday, October 11, 2019 at 5:00 pm to be eligible to vote on Election Day.
Precincts that will be open on Election Day are A1 – Southern Lee High School, A2 – J. Glenn Edwards Elementary School, B2 – B. T. Bullock Elementary School, C2 – Tramway Elementary School, D1 – J.R. Ingram Elementary School, D2 – American Legion, E1 – Broadway Elementary School and E2 – East Lee Middle School. Recently annexed Municipal voters eligible to vote from precinct B1- Deep River Elementary School have been transferred to precinct B2 – B. T. Bullock Elementary School for this election only.
Persons wishing to register and vote after the registration deadline may appear in person at the one-stop absentee voting site, complete the voter registration application form and provide proof of residence by presenting valid documents showing current name and address. One-stop voting will begin Wednesday, October 16, 2019 and continue through Friday, November 1, 2019. Early voting for this election will be at the Lee County Board of Elections office located at 225 S. Steele Street, Sanford, NC 27330.
Any qualified voter may vote an absentee ballot by mail. Absentee ballots will be available starting October 6, 2019. Absentee ballot applications must be made to the Lee County Board of Elections using the Absentee Ballot Request form. The deadline for applying for an absentee ballot by mail is 5:00 pm on Tuesday, October 29, 2019. Mailed ballots should be returned to the Board of Elections office on or before Tuesday, November 5, 2019 by 5:00 pm or must be postmarked by Tuesday, November 5, 2019 and received no later than Friday November 8, 2019 at 5:00 pm.
The Board of Elections will meet each of the following dates for the purpose of reviewing absentee ballots:
October 15, 2019 (5:30 pm)
October 22, 2019 (5:30 pm)
October 29, 2019 (5:30 pm)
November 4, 2019 (5:00 pm)
Absentee ballots will be counted on Election Day at 2:00 pm at the Board of Elections office; results will be released at 7:30 pm when the polls close. Absentee ballots postmarked by Tuesday, November 5, 2019 if approved by the Board will be counted on Friday, November 15, 2019.
The Sample hand-to-eye count will be held at the Board of Elections Office on Friday, November 8, 2019 at 10:00 am.
The Canvass meeting will be held at the Board of Elections Office on Friday, November 15, 2019 at 11:00 am.
Please contact the Lee County Board of Elections with any questions concerning voter registration, absentee ballots, location of polling places and other election matters at (919)718-4646, via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by visiting our website at http://www.leecountync.gov/departments/elections.aspx.