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Qualifications                                         

To register to vote in this State, a person must sign a voter declaration attesting that:

  • I am a U.S. citizen.
  • I will have been a resident of North Carolina and this county for 30 days before the election.

  • I will be at least 18 years old by the next general election.

  • I am not registered nor will I vote in any other county or state.

  • If I have been convicted of a felony, my rights of citizenship have been restored.

Deadline to Register or Change Information

The deadline to register to vote in the state of North Carolina 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. 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.

Changing or Updating Voter Information

Changing your voter registration information-- including, but not limited to name, residential address, mailing address, or party affiliation, is relatively easy. 

You may use the NC Voter Registration Application/Change of Information form for new registrations or to change any of your informatioin. Mail or hand deliver the completed form to the Moore County Board of Elections.

When you move from one county to another, you will need to register in your new county of residence. Use the form specified above and send to your new county. Note that when you move within the State, the law requires that you change your address on your drivers license within 60 days. While changing your information at the DMV be sure to inform the agent that you need to update your voter record also. 

**PLEASE NOTE: Changing information on your Drivers license does NOT automatically update your voter record!

Opportunities to Register

Agencies:

Voter registration programs are actively conducted through many agencies in this State. If a person is applying for or receiving benefits from any of the participating agencies or programs, a voter registration transaction is available during the conduct of any business with that office.

The following programs and agencies are currently participating in the agency voter registration program:

    • Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC)

    • Employment Security Commission

    • Women, Infants and Children (WIC)

    • Food Stamps

    • Medicaid

    • Services for the Blind

    • Mental Health, Develpmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services

    • Vocational Rehabilitation

    • Governor's Advocacy Council for Persons with Disabilities


       

Other Options:

Public Libraries, Town Halls and High Schools

North Carolina has made available
mail-in voter registration forms to numerous visible locations throughout the counties, such as local town halls, high schools and public libraries. Please note that while the forms are available at these locations, they do not accept the completed forms for the board of elections.


The completed forms should be mailed directly to the appropriate county board of elections.

DMV:

The driver's license examination offices, located throughout the State, have conducted a succesful voter registration program since 1984. A person may complete a voter registration transaction at any driver's license examination office when conducting official DMV business with that office (applying for or renewing a driver's license, I.D. card, etc.)
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