November 5, 2019 Municipal Election 
Date Time Event
October 11 5:00 p.m. Voter registration deadline
October 29 5:00 p.m. Last day to submit an absentee ballot request

November 5

 

5:00 p.m.

 

Absentee ballots delivered to the Board of Elections must be received by 5:00 p.m. If mailing your ballot, it must be postmarked on or before Election Day.


 

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 Why I Vote Absentee

 
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Frequently Asked Questions

 
Who is qualified to vote absentee by mail?
Any registered voter may vote an absentee ballot.
 
 
How do I request an absentee ballot?
State law requires that you submit the North Carolina Absentee Ballot Request Form.
 
 
May I request an absentee ballot for someone else?
You may request an absentee ballot for a near relative, defined as a spouse, brother, sister, parent, grandparent, child, grandchild, mother-in-law, father-in-law, daughter-in-law, son-in-law, stepparent, stepchild, or as a verifiable legal guardian.
 
A person in possession of a Power of Attorney for an individual is not granted the authority to request an absentee ballot for the individual.
 
 
May I hand-deliver another person's absentee ballot to the Board of Elections office?
A near relative or verifiable legal guardian may hand-deliver a voter's absentee ballot.
 
 
Do I have to submit a new absentee request for each election?
Yes. You must submit a new absentee request for each election.
 
 
How do I confirm that you received my absentee ballot request and my voted absentee ballot?
You may track the status of your absentee request and returned ballot online.
 
 
May I hand-deliver my voted absentee ballot to an Election Day polling place?
No. Hand-delivered absentee ballots may be submitted to the Board of Elections office and must be received by the 5 p.m. deadline on or before Election Day.
Board of Elections Operations Center
1200 N. New Hope Rd.
Raleigh, NC  27610
 
May I mail my voted absentee ballot in the same envelope as another person's envelope?
No. The envelope is specific to that voter and must contain only that voter's ballot.
 
 
Still have questions or need to know where to send your documents?