2016 General Election voting information

LENOIR, NC (September 27, 2016)…The 2016 General Election will be held on Tuesday, November 8, 2016. All precinct polling sites will be open from 6:30 a.m. until 7:30 p.m. on Election Day. To check your registration status or polling place, click here.

To see 2016 General Election Sample Ballot click here.

Register to Vote/Party Affiliation:

Friday, October 14, 2016 is the last date to register to vote or change party affiliation. For a North Carolina Voter Registration Form, click here.

Absentee Ballots:

Friday, September 9, 2016, absentee ballots begin mailing

Tuesday, November 1, 2016, last day to request an absentee ballot by mail

Click Here for Absentee Ballot request form. Mail your completed, signed request to Caldwell County Board of Elections, P.O. Box 564, Lenoir, NC 28645 or hand deliver to the Caldwell County Board of Elections office. Absentee requests must be received by our office no later than one week prior to the date of the election.

One Stop/Early Voting:

October 20 through November 5, 2016 (excluding Sundays)

Monday through Friday – 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturdays – 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

City of Lenoir/Caldwell County Chambers
First floor of Caldwell County Alden E. Starnes Administration Building
905 West Ave. NW, Lenoir

Shuford Recreation Center
51 Pinewood Road, Granite Falls

Call the Caldwell County Board of Elections for any further questions at 828-757-1326

All information courtesy of the Caldwell County Board of Elections

Voter ID Update September 2016

Photo ID, Same-Day Registration, Out-Of-Precinct Voting, & Preregistration

On July 29, a panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit struck down photo ID requirements and other elections procedures enacted under S.L. 2013-381 and amended by S.L. 2015-103. Barring any alternative outcome on appeal, the following are no longer enforceable:

Photo ID requirement contained in Part 2 of Session Law 2013-381, as amended by Session Law 2015-103;

Removal of preregistration contained in Part 12 of Session Law 2013-381;

Elimination of same-day registration contained in Part 16 of Session Law 2013-381;

Changes to early voting contained in Part 25 of Session Law 2013-381; and

Elimination of out-of-precinct voting contained in Part 49 of Session Law 2013-381.

The district court order is available here. Please check back at this website for updates as they become available.

All information courtesy of the Caldwell County Board of Elections