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Monitor Elections-related County Meetings 

This year’s elections face unique challenges. COVID-19 has not only changed the way we vote in North Carolina, but also has delayed census data and 2021 redistricting that could also impact 2021 municipal elections. We also know that 2021 voter roll removals, expected changes to voting rules and new county board membership could all impact voters’ ability to make their voices heard.

Volunteer Position Description

Read what it's like to be a CBOE Monitor, and everything we accomplished together last year!

Become a BOE Monitor!

Sign up and get all the info you need to help us monitor our elections systems.

In 2021, elections oversight means:

  • monitoring the actions of your county board of elections and election funding by your county commission,
  • attending monthly board of elections and commission meetings,
  • making calls to gather information from county elections staff,
  • developing relationships with county board of elections members and commissioners, and
  • raising our voices in support of good election budgets and voting options.

We provide everything you need to prepare you to be a BOE Monitor, including:

From there, we can work directly with you to ensure North Carolinians have access to safe in-person voting, a smooth vote-by-mail experience, and eliminate any barriers to voting.

NOTE: Due to COVID, no monitors are required to attend in-person meetings or events. Please contact if you have any questions or concerns.

County Board of Elections Report Form

Monitoring your county BOE meetings? Let us know what happened!

2021 County Board of Elections Monitoring Training

Watch this training to learn why and how to check in on your local County BOE to ensure that elections are being run simply, safely, & fairly.

Better Early Voting

Once we learn more about the timeline of our Municipal Elections, we’ll begin work on advocating for strong Early Voting plans!

Given the importance local decision-making on your county’s Early Voting plans, it is vital to have Early Voting advocates like you advocating for better Early Voting in every election year.

Review prior county Early Voting plans and use it as a guide to prep & advocate for similar (or better) plans.

Quickly share out information about Early Voting discussions and planning from your County Board of Elections meeting with our EV Advocacy Report Form.  Questions? For more information about how to advocate for better Early Voting Plans, please contact or call 888-OUR-VOTE.



"NC: Winning Better Early Voting Plans in 2020"

Help build people power to win robust Early Voting sites, days and hours in North Carolina's 2020 General Election using this 60-minute webinar.