§ 163-278.40. Definitions.
Overview of Statute
Definition of “Board” and “City” as used in the statute.
When used in this Part, words and phrases have the same meaning as in G.S. 163-278.6, except that:
(1) The term “board” means the county board of elections; [and]
(2) The term “city” means any incorporated city, town, or village.
(1981, c. 837, s. 3; 1997-515, s. 4(d); 2017-6, s. 3; 2018-146, s. 3.1(a), (b).)
1. Definition for city
The term “city” means any incorporated city, town, or village.
2. Definition for board
The term “board” means the State Board with respect to all candidates for State, legislative, and judicial offices and the county board of elections with respect to all candidates for county and municipal offices. The term means the State Board with respect to all statewide referenda and the county board of elections conducting all local referenda.
3. Definition for Board
Board. – Any State board, commission, council, committee, task force,
authority, or similar public body, however denominated, created by statute or
executive order, as determined and designated by the State Board, except for
those public bodies that have only advisory authority.
4. Definition for election
The term “election” means any general or special election, a first or second primary, a run-off election, or an election to fill a vacancy. The term “election” shall not include any local or statewide referendum.
5. Definition for Election
“Election” means the event in which voters cast votes in ballot items concerning proposals or candidates for office in this State or the United States. The term includes primaries, general elections, referenda, and special elections.