Sept. 9, 2022: Absentee-by-mail ballots ready to be sent to voters.
Oct. 14, 2022: Civilian voter registration deadline. After this point, only same-day registration during one-stop early voting is available.
Oct. 20, 2022: One-stop, in-person early voting period begins.
Nov. 1, 2022: Deadline for civilians to submit an absentee ballot request form.
Nov. 5, 2022: One-stop, in-person early voting period ends at 3 p.m.
Nov. 8, 2022: Election Day and civilian absentee ballot return deadline.
Below are other links to helpful information and resources about voting.
Information for the 2022 Election
Henderson County Board of Elections
North Carolina State Board of Elections
Transylvania County Board of Elections
Polk County Board of Elections
Carolina Jews for Justice-West Nonpartisan Candidate Guide
Questions About Voting? Contact the LWVHC Voter Services Chair
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.
FAQ on Why NC Election Results Are Accurate
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
How Absentee Ballots Are Counted and Processed in NC
[Video; will open in a new window]
Note: BallotTrax is no longer available in 2021. 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.
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.]
Fair Districts NC
[PDF; 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.]