Voter Information for NCGA District 18
- Check your registration (are you registered?) - Find out if you're registered to vote. When you move within the county, you should complete an in-county change of address. This can be completed on your voter identification card, a signed letter to your local board of elections, or on the voter registration form.
- Find your Election Day polling place - Election Day voters must cast a ballot at their assigned polling place. Search for your address to find out where you must go to vote on Election Day.
- Absentee Voting - Any registered voter in North Carolina who is qualified to vote in an election can either request and receive a mail-in absentee ballot or vote during One-Stop for any election, whether it is a statewide primary, general election, or special election on constitutional amendments, referendum or bond proposals, or any municipal election in which absentee voting is allowed. No special circumstance or excuse is needed to receive and vote a mail-in absentee ballot.
- One-Stop Voting and Same Day Registration - One-Stop begins on the third Wednesday before an election and ends on the Saturday before the election. During early voting, voters may cast a ballot at any early voting site in their county. To use same-day registration, a person must complete a voter registration application and show an election official proof of residential address in the county. This “proof of address” may consist of a current and valid photo ID or a document showing the name and current address of the applicant.
- Register to vote in New Hanover County - The deadline to register to vote in this State is 25 days before the day of the election. Forms that are received by the county board of elections office or postmarked by the deadline are accepted as valid applications for the upcoming election. Also, agency and DMV voter registration transactions that are completed by the deadline are accepted as valid for the upcoming election. Applicants will be notified by the county board of elections of their precinct and polling place assignments.