The 11th District Republican Primary Runoff previously scheduled for May 12 has been postponed to June 23 through an Executive Order by the Executive Director of the State Board of Elections, March 20, 2020
In Person: The Saturday before Election Day if voting early in person. Otherwise 25 days before Election Day.
By Mail: Postmarked 25 days before Election Day. If the postmark is missing or unclear, the application will still be processed if it is Received 20 days before Election Day.
Online: 25 days before Election Day
If an individual becomes qualified to vote between the registration deadline (the 25th day before Election Day) and Election Day, then the individual may apply to register on Election Day by submitting an application to: a member of the county board of elections, the county director of elections, or the chief judge or a judge of the precinct in which the person is eligible to vote. If the application is approved, the individual may vote the same day. This applies to those individuals who recently become naturalized citizens of the U.S. or who have restored to citizenship after a felony conviction, but it does not apply to individuals who were 17 years old and reach 18 after the registration deadline.
To register in North Carolina you must:
be a citizen of the United States
be a resident of North Carolina and the precinct in which you live for at least 30 days prior to Election Day
16- and 17-year-olds may preregister to vote, but cannot vote until they are 18
(17-year-olds may vote in a primary election if they will be 18 at the time of the general election)
not be currently serving a felony sentence, including probation, parole, or post-release supervision
Once you receive the ballot, carefully read and follow the instructions.
Sign and date where indicated.
Mark the ballot in the presence of two witnesses (or one witness if the witness is a notary public).
Seal the ballot and complete the Absentee Application and Certificate on the back of the envelope.
Have the witness(es) complete and sign the Witnesses' Certification portion of the envelope.
Double-check the deadlines and be sure to cast your voted ballot on time to be sure it is counted.
North Carolina early voting
19 days before the election.
3 days before the election.
North Carolina voter ID
If you've voted in North Carolina before, registered in person, or provided ID at the time of registration, you don't need to show ID to vote.
If you're voting in North Carolina for the first time, registered to vote by mail or online, and didn't provide ID when you registered, be sure to bring a copy of your photo ID, or a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or government document that shows your name and address when you vote.
If you plan to vote by absentee ballot in North Carolina, you will be asked to provide your state-issued ID number (driver's license, non-operators ID card, or NC Voter Registration number) or the last four digits of your Social Security number on your absentee ballot application.
If you are unable to provide one of those, you can send a photocopy of one of the following forms of ID with your application:
Current and valid photo ID
A current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck or other government document that shows your name and current address
If are providing a state-issued ID number, but are voting in North Carolina for the first time, registered to vote by mail, and didn't provide ID when you registered, be sure to enclose a copy of your photo ID, or a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or government document that shows your name and address when you return your ballot.
Local Election Office: This is the government office responsible for running elections in your region. Theses are the best people to contact if you have any questions at all about voting in your state.