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November 15
​Wake County Board of Elections Completes Certification, Prepares for Candidate Filing

After successfully completing the certification of its most recent municipal elections, the Wake County Board of Elections is now preparing for the 2020 elections.

Candidate filling for partisan offices begins at noon on Monday, Dec. 2, and ends at noon on Friday, Dec. 20. Individuals interested in filing for posts in the N.C. Senate, N.C. House, the Wake County Board of Commissioners and the Wake County Register of Deeds may do so at the Wake County Board of Elections Operation Center, located at 1200 N. New Hope Road, Raleigh.

N.C. Senate, N.C. House and Wake County Board of Commissioners races are for two-year terms of service; candidates must reside in their district

The Wake County Register of Deeds will be for a four-year term, and candidates must reside in Wake County.

All other partisan contests file with the N.C. State Board of Elections; please visit NCSBE.gov for more information.

Candidates for non-partisan contests, Wake County Board of Education, and Wake County Soil and Water Conservation District Supervisor will file next summer from noon on June 8, 2020, through noon on July 3, 2020. 

In preparation for 2020, the Board of Elections has also unanimously approved the sites, dates and times for early voting for the upcoming March 3, 2020 primary election. The complete list can be found at WakeVotesEarly.com.

The first absentee ballots by mail for the March 3, 2020 primary election will be mailed out Jan. 13, 2020. To prepare for the 2020 elections, Wake County residents qualified to vote are encouraged to register to vote or update their residential information. Residents can do so conveniently at any local Wake County Public Library, or they can visit the ReadyToVote.com website to download a form.

About Wake County Board of Elections
The Wake County Board of Elections is responsible for conducting all elections held in the county. The board establishes election precincts and voting sites; appoints and trains precinct officials; prepares and distributes ballots and voting equipment; certifies ballots cast in elections; and investigates any voting irregularities. The Wake County Board of Elections also maintains voter registration and voting records of more than 734,000 residents. It also provides public information on voters and elections.

To learn more about Wake County Board of Elections, follow us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook, or contact us at 919-856-6240.

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