To receive a mail-in ballot, a voter has to request the form available on the North Carolina State Board of Elections absentee voting website and return the form — either by mail or in person — to their home county’s board of elections by 5 p.m. on Feb. 25. 

How and why to vote by mail in the 2020 primary

To receive a mail-in ballot, a voter has to request the form available on the North Carolina State Board of Elections absentee voting website and return the form — either by mail or in person — to their home county’s board of elections by 5 p.m. on Feb. 25. 


The Daily Tar Heel Election Center

Voters between the ages of 18 and 24 historically have the lowest voter turnout, and we think that needs to change this year.The DTH City & State desk wants students to vote in 2020, plain and simple. And we want to be your information source, whether that's for how to vote or who you should vote for. 


The DTH Elections Center is your one-stop shop for all of that and more. Issues from local government all the way up to the state and national elections are just a click away, and you can also find information about when polls are open and how to update your registration all the way through November. To make sure we're serving your needs as best as possible throughout this cycle, please take 5 minutes to answer our survey. 

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