Voting in 2020
- Check whether you are registered
- Register to vote online (NC driver's license or ID required for this option)
- Get paper application (if you have neither an NC driver's license or ID).
If you do not have the ability to print, please call your county Board of Elections and ask them to mail you a paper form. See table below for County Board of Elections' websites where you can find contact information.
Use this if you are unsure whether you are (still) registered to vote and if your address is listed accurately.
Vote by Mail - Step by step guide
STAY SAFE this voting season! Print out this absentee ballot request form, follow the instructions for completing it, and mail it in. Do this SOON to avoid the rush!
For questions, contact the Voter Hotline at 1-888-OUR-VOTE
Thanks to youcanvote.org for their work in providing the information linked above.
By visiting vote411.org, you can verify your voter registration status, register to vote, learn about the rules/laws for voting in your state (e.g. do I need an ID to vote?), find your polling place, find the dates for upcoming elections, learn about early voting and where and when it's available to you, learn the rules for absentee / mail-in voting in your state, how to request an absentee ballot, see who and what is on your ballot, learn how candidates stand on issues, compare candidates, create a sample ballot of your candidate choices to take with you to vote, and more.
Local Boards of Elections
Click on the links below to visit the Board of Elections websites for counties in the Piedmont Triad including local election information as well as polling times and locations.
Many North Carolinians are concerned about voting this year amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Do you have questions about voting this year? Check out this page from LWVNC for answers to the most frequenlty asked questions.
Visit youcanvote.org for a plethora of resources regarding voting in North Carolina including step-by-step guides for how to vote by mail and how to register to vote. Also, check out their extensive 2020 Voter Guide.
Want to examine the North Carolina's current voting districts for the state legislature and US Congress as well as the districts we will be voting in for the 2020 elections? Click the link above. You can also type in your address to see which districts you live in and who your representatives are.
Check out Rick Hasen's election law blog for thoughtful insights and analysis of election law, redistricting, voting rights, campaign finance, initiatives, legislation, remedies, and the US Supreme Court.