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North Carolina

In North Carolina elections are overseen by the North Carolina State Board of Elections.

CHECK YOUR VOTER REGISTRATION STATUS:

https://vt.ncsbe.gov/RegLkup/ 

FIND YOUR POLLING PLACE:

https://vt.ncsbe.gov/PPLkup/

REGISTERING TO VOTE IN NORTH CAROLINA:

  • Same day registration is available at one-stop voting sites during the early voting period.

  • Otherwise, register by mail using the state voter registration form or register in person at county board of elections office.

  • Voters must register 25 days before an election (unless they register in-person during the early voting period).

  • Voters must include their current driver’s license number, their last 4 digits of social security number, or a unique State-assigned number when they register, or they will have to show ID their first time at the polls.

PRIMARY RULES:

  • Semi-Closed Primaries, meaning voters registered with a particular party must vote in party’s primary but non-affiliated voters can vote in any primary.

WAYS TO VOTE:

  • In Person on Election Day

  • Early (Early in-person voting begins third Thursday, October 17, 2018 and ends Saturday, November 3, 2018 and can be done at one of the state’s one-stop sites.)

  • By Mail /Absentee (Application must be received by 5:00pm on the Tuesday before the election.)

KNOW BEFORE YOU GO:

  • ID is required for first time voters only.  

    • New registrants who did not provide one of the required forms of ID at the time of registration must show (either in person or by providing a copy by mail) a current photo ID or copy of a utility bill, bank statement, paycheck or government document (including check) that includes their name and address.

    • For more information check out VoterRiders.org.

  • Polling Hours: 6:30am – 7:30pm

  • State Voter Election Contact: (919) 814-0700