Board of Elections

(919) 496-3898
PO Box 180
107 Industrial Drive
Louisburg, NC 27549

Board of Elections

Qualifications to register to vote in North Carolina:

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

  •  I am a U.S. citizen.
  •  I 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.

How can I register to vote?

Anyone wishing to register to vote, who meets the above mentioned criteria, may obtain a voter registration application in one of the following ways:

  1. You may go directly to the State Board of Elections Website:  http://www.sboe.state.nc.us for a list of departments and agencies that distribute  voter registration applications, or to download an application to mail in to your local Board of Elections office.
  2. You may come by our office and fill out a voter registration application.
  3. You may call our office and request a voter registration application be mailed to you.
  4. You may email our office and request a voter registration application be mailed to you through regular mail.
  5. You may register to vote when you apply for, or renew, your driver’s license at your local Department of Motor Vehicles Office (DMV).
  6. Your local libraries should have voter registration applications that you can complete and mail to your local Board of Elections office.
  7. The Department of Social Services and the Employment Security Commission offices should have voter registration applications that you may fill out and mail to your local Board of Elections office.