Upon the filing of such charges with the county board of elections, the chairman of such board shall forthwith set the date for the hearing of such charges and immediately transmit to the State Board of Elections a copy of such charges, advising this board of the date set for the hearing, and at once, after the hearing, advise the state board of disposition made by the county board of the charges thus heard.

From the decision of the county board the petitioning elector, or responding official, may appeal to the State Board of Elections, where the matter may be heard "de novo," or, in the judgment of the board may be dismissed, remanded to the county or heard on petition and affidavit by the State Board of Elections.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 163‑22;

Eff. March 12, 1976.