Election Rules

General Election Voter Registration Deadline: October 9

ID Requirements for Voting: North Carolina does not require ID to be shown at the polls.

Early Voting: Early voting will take place from October 15 – October 31.

Absentee Voting: Any registered North Carolina voter can request an absentee ballot, no excuse is required. Voters can download the form online and must mail or hand it in at least 7 days before the election. Download the application here.

Gender Gaps in Representation

North Carolina Congressional Delegation

North Carolina State Legislature

Voter Turnout

North Carolina had higher voter turnout than the United States overall for both men and women for the 2016 Elections.

Percent Voter Turnout by Gender

Percent Voter Turnout by Race

Other races not shown due to population size