Voting Answers

Update on voter ID in North Carolina

A message from the State Board of Elections: “On April 28, 2023, the North Carolina Supreme Court reversed an injunction against implementation of photo ID legislation. As a result, photo ID laws enacted in 2018 and 2019 will be implemented moving forward, starting with the municipal elections in September, October, and November 2023.” Learn more

How can I register to vote in North Carolina?

Click here for information on registering to vote.

How can I check my voter registration status?

Click here to see your voter registration status.

What is early voting?

During early voting, you can vote at any early voting site in your county.

Learn about using same-day voter registration during the early voting period.

How can I find my Election Day polling place?

Click here to find your polling place.

How do I vote absentee by mail in North Carolina?

Learn about voting absentee by mail.

How can I learn about the candidates on my ballot?

Click here to learn about the candidates on your North Carolina ballot.

Have problems or questions about voting?

Contact your county board of elections or call the nonpartisan hotline at 866-OUR-VOTE