- Be a U.S. citizen.
- Be a resident of the county, and prior to voting in an election, must have resided at his or her residential address for at least 30 days prior to the date of the election.
- Be at least 18 years old or will be 18 by the date of the next general election.
- Not be serving a sentence for a felony conviction (including probation or on parole). If previously convicted of a felony, the person’s citizenship rights must be restored. Citizenship and voting rights are automatically restored upon completion of the sentence. No special document is needed.
- Must rescind any previous registration in another county or state.
Click here to check your voter registration at NC Board of Elections website. The link will open a new tab at the board of elections website. There you may check your registration, find precinct and polling place information, view a sample ballot (when available) and review your voting history.
Any registered Randolph County voter may request an absentee ballot, or a voter’s near relative may apply on their behalf. A near relative is defined as a spouse, brother, sister, parent, grandparent, child, grandchild, mother-in-law, father-in-law, daughter-in-law, son-in-law, stepparent, stepchild or verifiable legal guardian. For more details, please follow the link.
Voter ID is NOT currently required to vote in North Carolina in 2016. Please make sure you update your information with the Board of Elections each time you move or change your name.