Voter Information

Qualifications to Vote:

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

  • 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 at the time of the next general election, or be at least 16 years old and understand that you must be at least 18 years old on Election Day of the election in order to vote.
  • 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.
  • Must rescind any previous registration in another county or state.

Click here for more information on registering to vote in North Carolina.