Register to Vote

In order to register to vote in North Carolina, you must fill out the NC Voter Registration Form (attached to the right)  and send it to your county's board of elections. Information regarding your county's board of elections office can be found here. In addition, you must meet these qualifications:
  • Must be a citizen of the United States.

  • Must live in the county of his/her registration, and have resided there for at least 30 days prior to the date of the election.

  • Must be at least 18 years old. A prospective voter can submit a registration form up to two years before his/her 18th birthday, if and only if he/she will be 18 at the time of the next general election.

  • Must not be serving a sentence for a felony conviction (including probation or parole). If a prospective voter has previously been convicted of a felony, his/her citizenship rights must be restored. For more information on voting rights for those in the North Carolina criminal justice system, click here.

  • Must rescind any previous registration in any other county or state.

The deadline for voter registration in North Carolina is 25 days before an election. To view dates of upcoming NC elections, click here.

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NC Voter Registration Form