Early Voting has Begun in North Carolina Primaries

Early voting for the primaries has now begun at numerous locations around the state in North Carolina. This includes races for president, the U.S. Senate and House, governor, lieutenant governor, state auditor, state treasurer and district court judges. Many local positions in counties and towns are also on the ballot. In the Charlotte area voting sites will be open from 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. on weekdays. The sites will be closed Feb. 15-16, as well as March 1-2. On Saturday, Feb. 22, the 20 sites are open from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. On Sunday, Feb. 23, they're open from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. And for the final day of early voting on Saturday, Feb. 29, the sites are open from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. For towns and cities around the state, check with your local elections board or visit the State Board of Elections website (www.ncsbe.gov).

Residents can check their voter registration information on the State Board of Election website vt.ncsbe.gov/RegLkup/. Voters are not required to show photo identification for the primaries.

The regular primary will be held on Super Tuesday, March 3, 2020.