Voting for Bernie in
North Carolina

North Carolina

Tue, Mar 15th | Semi-closed Primary

Must Have Registered By:
Friday, February 19th

Key Information

North Carolina has semi-closed primaries North Carolinians must be registered as a Democrat or independent to vote for Bernie Sanders!

The regular registration deadline for the North Carolina Democratic Primary is on February 19, 2016, but North Carolina has one-stop early voting and same-day registration at select locations between March 3 and 12, 2016. Visit this link to find an early voting location near you. To take advantage of same-day registration, you must bring official proof of a current residential address in your county, such as a valid photo ID or an official document showing your address (e.g., a bank statement or utility bill) no more than two months old. Electronic versions of such documents are acceptable if they come from the original source (e.g., the bank or utility) and show your name and current address.

ID Requirement

North Carolina requires you to present photo identification in order to vote in person. Click here for more information about what kinds of photo IDs you can use to vote. You may also be able to vote without an ID under certain circumstances -- click here for more information.

Absentee Voting

Any registered North Carolina voter can also request a mail-in absentee ballot. To learn more about absentee voting, click here.

Only 17?

You may still vote in North Carolina if you will be 18 years old by November 8, 2016.

College Students

If you are a college student not living in your home state, you can vote for Bernie in either your home state or in the state in which you are attending school!

Military/Overseas Voters

If you are a military voter or a United States citizen living abroad, you are able to request a ballot here.

More Information

If you have any questions about voting in North Carolina you may contact your state elections office for more information.

North Carolina Elections Office
Phone: (919) 733-7173

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