08 NCAC 16 .0102             TEAM MEMBERS

(a)  For purposes of this Chapter, the County Board of Elections shall compose the Team as follows:

(1)           At least two registered voters shall be on each Team.  The two political parties having the highest number of affiliated voters in the State, as reflected by the registration statistics published by the State Board of Elections on January 1 of the current year, shall each be represented by at least one Team member of the party's affiliation.  If the Team consists of more than two members, voters who are unaffiliated or affiliated with other political parties recognized by the State of North Carolina may be Team members.

(2)           If a County Board of Elections finds an insufficient number of voters available to comply with Subparagraph (a)(1) of this Rule, the County Board, upon a unanimous vote of all of its sworn members, may appoint an unaffiliated voter to serve instead of the Team member representing one of the two political parties as set out in Subparagraph (a)(1) of this Rule.

(b)  Team members shall not be paid or provided travel reimbursement by any political party or candidate for work as Team members.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 163-226.3(a)(4); S.L. 2013-381, s. 4.6(b);

Temporary Adoption Eff. January 1, 2014;

Eff. October 1, 2014.