Voting Information

Looking to register to vote, request an absentee ballot or stay on top of important  election dates? All that and more below!

Important Dates

Early Voting

April 19 thru May 5

Deadline to register to vote

Primary: April 13

General election: October 13


Primary: May 1

General Election: October 30

Election day (Polls open from 6:30 AM to 7:30 PM)

Primary: Tuesday, May 8, 2018

General Election: Tuesday, November 6, 2018

NOTE: If you register for the Primary, you do not have to register again for the General Election. Absentee ballots must be requested separately for each participating election. 


How to Register to Vote:

First, check to see if you’re registered to vote here: https://vt.ncsbe.gov/RegLkup/

If you’re not registered to vote or need to update your address, be sure to do so before Election Day. The deadline to register to vote is 25 days before the election! That's April 13th for the Primary and October 13th for the General Election.

You have two options for registering:

a) Register by Mail

  1. Complete a voter registration form: http://ncsbe2.azurewebsites.net/Portals/0/Forms/NCVoterRegForm06W.pdf

  2. Print the form.

  3. Sign the form (in ink on the paper). Electronic signatures are NOT acceptable.

  4. Mail the form to the Alamance County Board of Elections: 115 SOUTH MAPLE STREET, GRAHAM, NC 27253

b) Register in-person

  1. Complete a voter registration form, available at the following locations: NC State Board of Elections, public libraries or at the Alamance County Board of Elections office in Graham.

After registering, you will receive a voter card  in the mail. If you do not receive one after two weeks, contact the Alamance county Board of Elections.

How to request an absentee ballot:

Request an absentee ballot by filling out a State Absentee Ballot Request form, available online here OR at the Alamance County Board of Elections office in Graham.

A signed and completed State Absentee Ballot Request Form must be received by your county board of elections no later than 5:00 p.m. on the last Tuesday prior to the date of the election (May 1st for the 2018 Primary) for which the ballot is being requested.

A signed and completed request form may be mailed, faxed, e-mailed or delivered in person to the county board of elections office.