Why doesn't North Carolina have an absentee ballot application

North Carolina creates a personalized application for each absentee voter.  We created one ourselves a few years ago, and were informed by State Board of Elections that it is against state law for a third party  to create and distribute absentee ballot applications.  The state isn't being malicious, but they are concerned about outside influence on elections. 

We think the best solution at this point is for the State Board of Elections to create their own formal absentee ballot application and to make it available on their website.  If you agree with us - and we bet you do - call the State Board of Elections and ask them to create a formal statewide absentee ballot application.  Here are their phone numbers: (919) 733-7173 or (866) 522-4723.