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Early Voting

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 lasts 17 days and ends on the Saturday before Election Day. Availability of Early Voting varies by municipality for the 2021 Municipal Elections. 

>>TO FIND MORE INFORMATION ON YOUR COUNTY’S MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS, SEE THIS MUNICIPAL ELECTION LOOKUP TOOL ON THE NC STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS WEBSITE.

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 view Early Voting locations and hours of operation:

You need to know the North Carolina county you live in.

Select your county on a dropdown list on the NC State Board of Elections 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.

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