How to Register to Vote

By Nithin Ragunathan

Voter Eligibility

  • US citizen
  • Resident of NC
  • Live in the county in which one votes for at least 30 days
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Methods of Registration

  • Mail the Voter Registration Application to the Board of Elections Office
  • In Person at state agencies, including the DMV
  • Fax/Email the Voter Registration Application to the Board of Elections Office AND submit a signature in person or by mail within 20 days of the deadline
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Out of State Residents

  • May only vote if permanent residence is in North Carolina
  • Register via the methods above

Deadlines

  • Must be received by the office or postmarked at least 25 days prior to Election Day

Military/Overseas Registration

  • Allowed for Residents of NC overseas during election
  • Federal Postcard Application can be used to register and vote
  • Federal Write-in Absentee Ballot is an additional option
  • Must be signed and received by 5 PM on the day prior to the election by e-mail, fax, or mail