VOTING is one of the most important things you can do in this country. To make sure you are registered to vote, go to this link on the North Carolina State Board of Elections’ web site.
Here are some important dates in North Carolina for the upcoming general election:
5 p.m. Friday, October 12 or
5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 15
Regular voter registration deadline
In the 28 counties most affected by Hurricane Florence, the regular voter registration deadline has been extended through October 15. The deadline remains October 12 in the remaining 72 counties. Voter registration forms must be postmarked or delivered to your county elections office by 5 p.m. Same-day registration will be available in your county during the One-Stop Early Voting period, beginning October 17 and ending November 3.
Wednesday, October 17
Start of One-Stop Early Voting
Voters may register and vote at any One-Stop Early Voting location in their county of residence. For locations and hours, check with your county elections office or vt.ncsbe.gov/OSSite.
5 p.m. Tuesday, October 30
Regular deadline to request a mail-in absentee ballot
Requests must be received by your county elections office by 5 p.m. October 30.
Saturday, November 3
End of One-Stop Early Voting and same-day registration
Tuesday, November 6
Polls will be open 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Locate your polling place at vt.ncsbe.gov/PPLkup.