Where can I get Voter Registration forms?
Pick up a form at any Iredell County Public Library, at the Board of Elections office (203 Stockton Street, Statesville NC 28677) or on the web at www.co.iredell.nc.us
. Click on Departments/Board of Elections/Voter Registration forms. Complete and sign the form and mail it to our office. (We cannot accept e-mailed forms.) We will process the form and mail you a voter card showing your polling place and your districts. The voter registration deadline is always 25 days before Election Day.
How do I change my address?
We must have one of two documents signed by the voter (an e-mail is not acceptable). You should either send us your voter card with the change of address indicated or complete a voter registration application form showing your new address and mail it to us. Make sure you sign the document. We will process the form and mail you a new voter card.
How do I change my party affiliation?
We must have one of two documents signed by the voter (an e-mail is not acceptable). You should either send us your voter card with the necessary changes made or complete a voter registration/application form, showing your new party affiliation and mail it to us. Please make sure you sign the document. We will process the form and mail you a new voter card. Any party affiliations changes must be made 25 days prior to Election Day.
What hours are the polls open?
The polls are open from 6:30 am to 7:30 pm, North Carolina General Statute 163-166.01
If I am already in line when the precinct closes at 7:30 pm, do I still get to vote?
Yes, if you are in line prior to the close of the precinct, you may vote. If you get in line after 7:30 pm, you will not be allowed to vote.
I think I am registered, but I am not really sure. How can I find out?
Call the Board of Elections at 704-878-3141 or log onto www.co.iredell.nc.us
. Go to Departments/Board of Elections/Verify voter registration information. Enter in your information and click on submit. This should bring up your voter registration information. If this information is not current, you will need to update your voter registration with the Board of Elections office.
Where is the Board of Elections located?
203 Stockton Street Statesville, NC 28677. Our phone number is 704-878-3141.
How do I find my polling place?
You can call the Board of Elections office at 704-878-3141 or look on the web at www.co.iredell.nc.us
. Go to Departments/Board of Elections/Verify my Voter Registration Information/Find My Polling Place. Enter your information and click on Submit. After your information appears, scroll down and look for your polling place information.
Can I vote at the Board of Elections on Election Day?
No, you must vote at your polling place on Election Day.
I just moved to Iredell County … Can I vote here on Election Day?
If you are not registered to vote in Iredell County, you cannot vote on Election Day; however, during the Early Voting you can register and vote on the same day. Same Day registration is only offered during Early Voting.
Can my Power of Attorney Vote for Me?
No, if you cannot make it to the polls to vote, you can request an Absentee ballot be mailed to you.
Do I have to show Identification at the Precinct before I can vote?
NC Law only requires identification if you did not provide the required information when you registered to vote (if by mail or voter registration drive.)
Can I vote an Absentee Ballot on Election Day?
No, Absentee ballots are not available on Election Day, you must vote in your precinct. However, curbside voting is available for voters who need the ballot brought to their vehicle.
I am out of the county/country and I know there is an election today, how can I vote?
If you know you are going to be out of the county or country on Election Day then you will need to plan ahead and request an Absentee ballot or vote at one of the Early Voting Sites. If you are not in the county/country on Election Day, there is no way for you to vote. There are deadlines for Early Voting and Absentee voting, so you may need to call the Board of Elections for specifics.
If I am registered as Unaffiliated, can I vote in a Primary Election?
Yes, when you arrive at your polling place you must choose which party’s ballot you wish to vote. You cannot vote both!!
- If you choose to vote the Republican ballot, you will be voting on the Republican races and the non-partisan races.
- If you choose to vote the Democrat ballot, you will be voting on the Democrat races and the non-partisan races.
- If you choose to vote the Unaffiliated ballot, you will only be voting on the non-partisan races.
These limitations only apply during a Primary Election. They do not apply during a November General Election. In the November General Elections, you may vote for anyone on the ballot, regardless of their party.