Voting Answers

Photo ID Not Required

A message from the State Board of Elections: A North Carolina superior court’s decision, which was issued on Sept. 17, 2021, means that voters are not required to show photo ID in elections in North Carolina. 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