Early Voting to Begin October 20th

The Mecklenburg County Board of Elections has announced that early voting for the 2016 general election will open Thursday, October 20th, and close Saturday, November 5th.  The hours for early voting are as follows:

  • Oct. 20-21: 8 a.m-7 p.m.
  • Oct. 22: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Oct. 23:  1 p.m.-6 p.m.
  • Oct. 24-28: 8 a.m.-7 p.m.
  • Oct. 29: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Oct. 30: 1 p.m.-6 p.m.
  • Oct.  31-Nov. 4: 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Nov. 5:  10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Locations will be provided at a later date.  Check the Mecklenburg County Board of Elections website for updates.

Election Day will be on Tuesday, November 8th and polls will be open from 6:30 am until 7:30 pm.  For information on where to vote and to view a sample ballot click here.  If you want to avoid waiting in line, you may also vote from home beginning right now if you fill out this form and return it to the Mecklenburg County Board of Elections.  Absentee ballot request forms must be submitted by 5:00 pm on November 1st.  Ballots are usually mailed to voters within a couple of days after the request has been received.

If you live in Iredell County, you can find the schedule and locations for early voting here.  If you would like to vote from home, fill out this form and return it to the Iredell County Board of Elections.

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