This is it! Early voting ended Saturday, and we are a day away from Election Day! It is the final, final countdown! Polls are open across North Carolina from 6:30 am to 7:30 pm on Tuesday, November 6. Take your family, friends, and co-workers. Also, bring your kids to the polls. They get to learn about the democratic process and get a "future voter" sticker!
Here are some reminders about Election Day:
Date: Tuesday, November 6, 2018
Times: 6:30 am to 7:30 pm. If you are in line or inside the polling site at 7:30 pm you must be allowed to vote.
Locations: You must vote on Election Day in your designated polling place. Use this search tool to find your polling place or text CHANGE to 97779
Click here for information for voters displaced during Hurricane Florence: Absentee ballots must be postmarked or delivered in-person by 5:00 pm on Election Day, November 6.
Identification: NO PHOTO ID IS NEEDED TO VOTE!
Also check out the North Carolina Voters' Bill of Rights in English and in Spanish for anything you may have questions about like recent name changes, recent address changes, curbside voting for those with disabilities, etc.
To vote against all six constitutional amendments, you must mark your ballot "AGAINST" each one.
1- Provisional ballots: If there is any problem with your registration such as you are told they cannot find your registration, are told you are at the wrong precinct, etc. you may vote a provisional ballot. "Yes! Many provisional ballots do count, and no official election results are final until every provisional ballot is reviewed."
3 - Don't be fooled by rumors and myths about voting. Read this guide for more information.
Need a ride to the polls: Lyft and Uber are offering free or discounted rides to the polls. Also, additional ride options are being offered in various communities across NC. For example, click here for options in the Charlotte area. You can contact the NC Democratic Party at 1-919-821-2777 to get more information about getting a ride to the polls or contact your local Democrats office for help to get a ride. Here's the link for Wake Dems.
So you have a plan to vote on Election Day or you voted early? Phew it's over.... Wait, no it's not. Each person can do his or her part to reach other voters. It is not too late to Get Out the Vote. Don't underestimate the power of conversations with friends, family, or coworkers. Hold each other accountable. Make plans to go together. Also, there are still organizations that you can get involved with to canvass and phone bank today! You can also poll greet on Election Day! Then after the polls close at 7:30 pm on Tuesday (and everyone in line at 7:30 pm votes) don't forget to celebrate! We invite you to post public election night events in the comments.