How do I know where to vote?


When you register to vote or make an address change or information change, or if the Board of Elections assigns you to a new precinct, you will receive a voter verification card. Your precinct and polling place location is printed on the card. You are assigned a polling place based on the precinct where you live. The voter information is updated daily. You may determine your registration status and voting location.

Change of Address

If you have moved from the residence address that we have on file, complete a voter registration form found at this link to registration info and mail to:
Orange County Board of Elections
P.O. Box 220
Hillsborough, NC 27278

Do not wait until Election Day to change your address. You may experience a delay in voting if your residence address is not up to date or if we have sent mail to your voter registration address that was returned to us by the Postal Service.

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1. I am registered unaffiliated, may I vote in a Primary Election?
2. When is the deadline to register to vote in an election?
3. When are the polls open?
4. How do I know where to vote?
5. I drive by a polling place on my way to work. Can I just vote there?
6. If my citizenship rights are restored, do I have to prove it or apply in any special way?
7. Can people who will be 18 by Election Day register and vote in the primaries as well as the general election?
8. What are the rules for residency if I still have stuff at my parents' or some other previous address?
9. Can I do any part of registering on-line?
10. What do I do if I go to the wrong polling place and don't have time to go to the right one?
11. What do I do if they can't find me on the registration book and I'm sure I've registered?
12. What if my name or address has been entered incorrectly on the registration rolls?
13. Unaffiliated voters can vote in any Party primary, right?
14. If I am Unaffiliated, does it matter if I choose a different party from the last time I voted?
15. Do I have to re-register to change my party affiliation?
16. If, for any reason, I'm told I can't vote and I believe I have registered properly, what do I do?
17. What is a Provisional Voter?
18. When will the early voting sites open?
19. If I want to vote absentee by mail, when is the deadline to get in my request?
20. Can I apply for an absentee ballot for my child away at college if s/he is registered to vote here?
21. Can someone else bring in an absentee ballot for the voter who is out of town?
22. If I am guardian to a person who is mentally disabled, can I vote for him or her the way I know s/he would want to vote?
23. If I am in the military or live overseas, how do I vote absentee?
24. Can I find out online how I can vote absentee?
25. Will the voter registration form be available in Braille or other languages?
26. Can I go to the DMV (Department of Motor Vehicles) office to register to vote?
27. If a voter is physically disabled, can they ask someone to help them mark their ballot?
28. How do I become a high school Student Election Assistant on Election Day?