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Upcoming Elections

2024 General Election Dates to Remember

Here are voter dates and deadlines for the 2024 general election in North Carolina:

Sept. 6, 2024: County boards of elections begin mailing absentee ballots to eligible voters who submitted an absentee ballot request form.

Oct. 11, 2024: Voter registration deadline (5 p.m.).*

Oct. 17, 2024: In-person early voting begins; same-day registration available.

Oct. 29, 2024: Absentee ballot request deadline (5 p.m.).*

Nov. 2, 2024: In-person early voting ends (3 p.m.).

Nov. 5, 2024: General Election Day.

Nov. 5, 2024: Absentee ballot return deadline (7:30 p.m.).*

*Voter registration and absentee voting deadlines are different for military and overseas voters. Check with your local Board of Election for information.


Voting Resources/Forms

What ID Is Required to Vote? 

Use this resource to find out. Link will open a PDF file in a new window.


Below are other links to helpful information and resources about voting.

Henderson County Board of Elections

North Carolina State Board of Elections

Transylvania County Board of Elections

Polk County Board of Elections


Questions About Voting? Contact the LWVHC Voter Services Chair


Information on Election and Absentee Ballot Security

What Happens After You Vote in North Carolina?

A short video that explains the process so that viewers can better understand how this all works in the days leading up to and following an election.

Trust and Verify

FAQ on Why NC Election Results Are Accurate

Video on Election Security

Note: although dates mentioned in the security video refer to the 2020 election the information is otherwise correct.

12 Reasons Absentee Voting is Safe in NC [PDF; will open in a new window

Note: To check the status of your absentee ballot, go to Your Voter Record under the voting tab at the NC Board of elections site ncsbe.gov.

Other Information and Resources About Voting

Ten Things You Can Do to Help People Vote [Link to LWVUS page]

Impact on Issues: Voting Rights  [PDF; will open in a new window.]

Impact on Issues: The Election Process  [PDF; will open in a new window.]

John Lewis: Voting Matters  [YouTube Video will open in a new window.]

Voter Bill of Rights  [PDF; will open in a new window.]

Voting If You've Been Convicted of a Felony  [PDF; will open in a new window.]

Students Voting For Democracy Election Units for 2022


Contacting Elected Officials

Here is a list of contact information for Henderson County elected officials at the Federal, State, and Local levels.

Contact List (Will open at PDF in a new window)