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Early Primary Voting: What Do Voters Need to Know?

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According to the NC Board of Elections, "persons who are not registered in a county may register at one-stop sites (early voting sites) during the early voting period."

Early voting for the 2020 Primary Elections in North Carolina begins Thursday, February 13. So what do voters need to know before heading to the polls?

For a 17-day period — through leap-day, February 29 — North Carolinians may vote at any early voting site in their county. Those who aren’t yet registered may do so at the polls, thanks to same-day early voting registration. 

Voters can update their name or address during early voting, but may not change their party affiliation. The state has a semi-closed primary, which means voters can only vote for candidates in the party they’re registered with. Unaffiliated voters, however, may vote in any one party’s primary of their choice.

As for photo ID? It is now not required for this primary election. In December, a federal district court blocked that state requirement from taking effect.

The deadline to request an absentee ballot for the March 3rd elections is Tuesday, February 25. 

Where to early vote? Find county poll locations and hours here.