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Early Voting

Early Voting is over for the 2020 General Election.


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

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

When is Early Voting?

Early Voting in the 2020 General runs from Thursday, October 15th – Saturday, October 31st. All counties have every weekday of Early Voting open.  Many counties also offer extra Saturday and/or Sunday hours.

⚠️ Election Day is on Tuesday, November 3rd, and has different hours, sites, and rules than Early Voting. You can look up your Election Day polling place here.

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 this information in two formats.

👉🏾 To view Early Voting locations and hours of operation:

Find your county on this county-by-county list (pdf).


Select your county on a dropdown list on the online lookup tool.

Need help with the Early Voting lookup tool?

We hear from a lot of people that the N.C. State Board of Elections Early Voting “look up” tool 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!

Find a “Safe Site” in your County

Now that you’ve looked up your Early Voting options – enter your information below to find a “safe site” Early Voting Location in your county where our partners will be in-person to answer questions, give assistance and PPE, and provide a festive environment for voting — just click “Voting in Person — Join Us!”