North Carolina

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North Carolina! Home to the biggest rivalry in college sports: NC State vs. Wake Forest. Right? That feels right. You know what else does? Voting. Here's what you need to know about Election Day in the Tar Heel State.

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electoral college votes

15

delegates for the dnc

110

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North Carolina Voter Guide

  • How do I register to vote?

    We're working with Vote.org to make this as easy as possible for you, so don't fuck it up.

    Register Here
  • Can I register at the voting booth?

    Only during early voting. But why wait? Do it now! Doitdoitdooooit!

  • This is my home state, but I won't be home for this election. Can I still vote here?

    Yes! If you're registered, your deadline to request a ballot is February 25 and it must be returned by March 3. This is called an absentee ballot. You can request your absentee ballot below.

    Request Here
  • Can I vote without leaving my house?

    Yes! If you're registered, your deadline to request a ballot is February 25 and it must be returned by March 3. This is called an absentee ballot. You can request your absentee ballot below.

    Request Here
  • Can I vote early? (primary)

    Yes. February 13 to February 29.

  • Can I register at the voting booth?

    Yes! But why wait? Do it now. Do it do it do it dooo itdoitdoitdoit.

  • Do I need an ID?

    Ok, so if you completed your registration in the past and have voted before, you're all set. If you're a first-time voter or want to finish your registration on Election Day, you will need to bring a photo ID or a copy of a utility bill, bank statement, or paycheck. Get all the details from VoteRiders.

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Key Dates

Feb 7

Primary Election Registration Deadline (By Mail)

Feb 13 – Feb 29

Early Voting (Primary)

Mar 3

Presidential Primary Election Date

Mar 3

State Primary Election Date

Oct 9

General Election Registration Deadline

Oct 15 – Oct 31

Early Voting (General)

Resources

  • Get your absentee ballot here!

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  • Need to show Voter ID? Not sure what kind? Get the specifics in your state here.

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