Early voting is underway in North Carolina, and nearly 2.5 million voters have already cast their ballots! If you are one of them, congratulations! If not, you still have time; Early Voting runs through Saturday, October 31st. Find information about polling sites, hours, and COVID-19 safeguards on the North Carolina State Board of Elections (NCSBE) website: [link removed] <[link removed]>
Prepare for Polling:
- Find One-Stop Voting Sites <[link removed]> and schedules in your county!
- Register to vote or update your registration at any Early Voting site: [link removed] <[link removed]>
- Sample Ballot <[link removed]>
It's a big election year and it’s important to fill out your entire ballot! All of the races are important, so as much research about the candidates on your ballot as you can prior to voting, and you can look up your sample ballot here <[link removed]>.
In addition to casting votes for President, U.S. Senate, and the U.S. House Representatives, you will also see candidates for the North Carolina Senate and House, local and statewide judicial offices, and the North Carolina Council of State <[link removed]>. You may also have local races on your ballot, such as County Commissioners, City Councilpersons, and Soil and Water Conservation District Supervisors.
Candidates' websites and social media are good places to find information, especially for local candidates. You can also check to see if any of your favorite advocacy organizations have made endorsements. The NCSBE has nonpartisan information on statewide judicial candidateshere <[link removed]>.
Take your time, do your research, and make your plan to vote!