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Early Voting

Thursday, February 13th – Saturday, February 29th

Why use Early Voting?

✔️ Avoid long lines

✔️ Access more flexible voting hours and locations

✔️ Have a chance to register or update your registration on site

To register to vote in the 2020 Primary, you can now ONLY (re)register during Early Voting 

The regular voter registration deadline allowing you to register by mail for the Primary has passed (Feb. 7, 2020).

⚠️ Registering to vote on site when you vote is NOT available on Election Day.


When is Early Voting?

Early Voting in the 2020 Primary runs from Thursday, February 13th – Saturday, February 29th. All counties have every weekday of Early Voting open from 8 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.  Some counties also offer extra Saturday and/or Sunday hours.

⚠️ In case of severe weather, your Early Voting hours may change. 

👉🏾 See the latest delays or closures posted by the NC State Board of Elections here.

⚠️ Election Day is on Tuesday, March 3rd and has different hours, sites, and rules than during Early Voting.

Where can I Vote Early?

Each county has its own site(s). You can vote early at any Early Voting site in your county. Hours and days of the week in operation may vary by site.

⚠️ NOTE: Early Voting sites are different than your Election Day voting location.

To find your Early Voting Sites:

You need to know the North Carolina county you live in.  The State Board of Elections provides two options to look up your county’s early voting sites. You can either:

👉🏾 View a county-by-county list of Primary Early Voting locations with hours of operation

(provided by the State Board of Elections in .pdf format).


👉🏾 Look up your Primary Early Voting locations by selecting your county from a drop-down menu

(online via the N.C. State Board of Elections Locator Module tool).

⚠️ Need help looking up your sites?

We hear from a lot of people that the N.C. State Board of Elections Early Voting “look up” isn’t always easy to navigate. So, before sending you to the North Carolina Board of Elections’ Early Voting Locator module, we ask that you please read the following instructions to find your county’s Early Voting options:

#1 — Click here to open the N.C. Board of Election “One-Stop Site Locator.”

#2 — Select your county from the drop-down menu listed on the above site.

# 3 — Click “Find sites.”

#  4 — A list and map of the sites in your county will appear. Click the name of your preferred site (for example, the one closest to your home or work) to see the Early Voting hours available at that site.

That’s it ~ please share this page with friends and family so they can find their Early Voting options too!