NC Voter Guide

presented by Common Cause North Carolina

2024 Election Calendar in North Carolina

Oct. 11: Voter registration deadline (5 p.m.).*
Oct. 17: Early voting & same-day registration begin.
Oct. 29: Absentee ballot request deadline (5 p.m.).*
Nov. 2: Early voting & same-day registration end (3 p.m.).
Nov. 5: Election Day (polls open 6:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.)
Nov. 5: Absentee ballot return deadline (7:30 p.m.).*

*Voter registration and absentee voting deadlines are different for military and overseas citizen voters.

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In this year’s election, voters will be asked to show photo ID when voting in North Carolina.

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About the NC Voter Guide

The North Carolina Voter Guide is a public service of Common Cause NC, a nonpartisan, grassroots organization dedicated to upholding the core values of American democracy.

The guide is designed to give all voters facts on the election and candidates in North Carolina.

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