Am I eligible to vote?  


To register to vote and vote in a North Carolina county, a person must meet the following qualifications:

Must be a U.S. citizen.


Must be a resident of the county, and prior to voting in an election, must have resided at his or her residential address for at least 30 days prior to the date of the election.


Must be at least 18 years old or will be 18 by the date of the next general election. (If 17 years old, persons may register no earlier than 60 days prior to the date of the primary election for the general election.)


Must not be serving a sentence for a felony conviction (including probation or on parole). If previously convicted of a felony, the person’s citizenship rights must be restored. Citizenship and voting rights are automatically restored upon completion of the sentence. No special document is needed.  Simply complete a voter registration form and submit it to your Board of Elections. For more information, click here.


You must rescind any previous registration in another county or state.


To obtain a North Carolina Voter Registration Form click here.