IMPORTANT NOTE FOR NORTH CAROLINA ABSENTEE VOTERS: 

When you complete and sign the absentee ballot return envelope, you must sign the outside of the ballot return envelope and have a witness complete and sign the witness certification. If you receive assistance marking or mailing the ballot, the assistant must fill out the voter assistant certification.

See more information on registering to vote in North Carolina here.

 

 

When is the deadline to register to vote?

Deadlines for all ways to register in North Carolina

Online, by mail and in person: Friday, Oct. 9

Can I register to vote and cast my ballot on the same day?

Yes

Can I vote without a photo ID?

Yes

Note: North Carolina voters can register to vote and cast a ballot on the same day only for early voting.

 

Can I vote by mail without an excuse?

Yes, you can vote by mail without an excuse.

When is the deadline to request a mail-in ballot?

Tuesday, Oct. 27

When do I need to mail my ballot by?

Must be postmarked by Tuesday, Nov. 3 and received by Friday, Nov. 6

Can I drop off my ballot in person?

Yes

Can I vote without a notary or witness?

NO

Can I use COVID-19 as an excuse? Yes

After I vote by mail, can I track my ballot? (Check here)

Yes

 

Can I vote in person before Election Day?

Yes, but only early in-person voting.

When is the first day I can vote early in person?

Thursday, Oct. 15

When is the last day I can vote early in person?

Saturday, Oct. 31

Source: NBC News Plan Your Vote Tool

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