Voting Matters

North Carolina Voting Information

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North Carolina

Early voting

Early voting in North Carolina (also called One-Stop Early Voting) runs from October 20 to November 5. During this period, you can register to vote at the same time you vote in person. 

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Voting By Mail

All registered voters can vote by mail in North Carolina, no excuse needed. Request your mail ballot (also called an absentee ballot) by November 1. Your ballot must be returned or postmarked by Election Day, November 8.

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Voting On Election Day

Polls are open 6:30 am to 7:30 pm on Tuesday, November 8.

North Carolina

Registering to Vote

Update your voter registration, or register for the first time, by October 14 (online or by mail) or in-person during the early voting period, October 20 to November 5.

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I.D. requirements

Voters are currently not required to show ID to vote in North Carolina.

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