N.C. Board of Elections

The N.C. State Board of Elections is the agency in charge of the administration of the elections process and campaign finance disclosure in North Carolina. The state board is made up of five members, who are appointed by the governor.

There are 100 county boards that facilitate local elections and voter registration. The state works with the counties to make sure these elections are fair and follow the law.

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NC Voting Guide 2017

The deadline to register to vote in North Carolina is 25 days before the date of an election. Persons who are not registered in a county may register to vote during the one-stop early voting period by filling out a form and bringing a photo ID, such as an N.C. driver’s license, photo ID from a government agency or other forms of documents.

How to vote in Orange County

With the North Carolina presidential primary coming up, local organizations are looking for ways to ensure UNC students and faculty know how to make their vote count this year.

Early voting appeal denied at App State

A final push to save Appalachian State University’s on-campus early voting site was denied at the end of August — ensuring students will have to make a 20-minute trek to an off-campus site during November’s midterm elections.

Pete and Toby Beckman were stationed outside early voting at NC Hillel Thursday afternoon, both actively handing out voting information and forms. A retired political science professor, Pete commented that students "decide their future, if they want to be a part of it they have to show up."

N.C. officials mark first day of voting

The first day of early voting Thursday brought at least 53 voters and a slew of local politicians and community leaders to the lawn of North Carolina Hillel, the new on-campus early voting location.