Regular Voter Registration Deadline
The voter registration deadline in North Carolina is 25 days before an election. You can always register to vote during early voting. If an election requires a second primary, voter registration is not allowed between the first and second primary. To see when there is an election in your area, use this tool.
Meet your Candidates Tool
Click below to use the NCDP’s official 2021 Meet your Candidates Tool for this year’s local election.
2022 Statewide Primary Dates and Deadlines
Jan. 14, 2022: County boards of elections begin mailing absentee ballots for the 2022 statewide primary to eligible voters who submitted an absentee ballot request form.
Feb. 11, 2022: Civilian voter registration deadline for the 2022 statewide primary.
Feb. 17, 2022: One-stop, in-person early voting period begins for the 2022 statewide primary.
March 1, 2022: Deadline for civilians to submit an absentee ballot request form for the 2022 statewide primary.
March 5, 2022: One-stop, in-person early voting period ends for the 2022 statewide primary.
March 8, 2022: Election Day for the 2022 statewide primary and civilian absentee ballot return deadline.
For any questions, please call our toll-free Voter Assistance Hotline at