Election 2020 Information
Thursday, October 15 - Early Voting Begins. View Early Voting locations and hours here.
Tuesday, October 27 - Deadline for requesting an Absentee Ballot
Saturday, October 31 - Early Voting Ends
Tuesday, November 3 - Election Day
On Election Day, the polls are open from 6:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. Election Day for the 2020 General Election is on November 3, 2020.
Be sure to go to your assigned precinct's polling place. Need to know what polling place you're assigned to? Use the State's Voter Lookup Tool to get that information along with your districts, sample ballot, etc.
The Alamance County Board of Elections can answer any questions you may have about where, when, and how to vote.
Early voting for the November 3, 2020 General Election will be held Thursday, October 15th to Saturday, October 31st at 6 locations in Alamance County. Voters may choose to cast a ballot at any one of these sites during the early voting period. Same Day Voter Registration is available at all Early Voting locations.
Early voting (also known in North Carolina Law as "One-stop, no excuse absentee voting") provides an all-purpose for voters seeking to:
- Avoid crowds and potential delays on Election Day
- Vote on convenient days and during non-working hours.
- "Same day" register to vote (see below for more info)
- Avoid any registration conflicts that could trigger the necessity of a provisional ballot on Election Day.
- Update their voter record if they moved within the county since last voting.
Same Day Registration information: An identification document is required when using Same Day Voter Registration during Early Voting. The acceptable documents that may be used include: a North Carolina driver license, a photo ID from a government agency, a copy of one of the following that shows the name and address of the voter: a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck or other government document. Notice to Same Day Registrants.
Any registered voter of Alamance County may request an absentee ballot. Requests can only be made by completing an Absentee Ballot Request Form (Instructions for completing the form are included with the form and the request must be submitted on the 2020 State Absentee Ballot Request Form).
The deadline to request an absentee by mail ballot for the November 3 General Election is Tuesday, October 27th at 5:00 pm.
The request may be sent any of the methods noted below:
- By Mail: Alamance County Board of Elections, Attn: Absentee Ballots, 115 South Maple St., Graham, NC 27253
- In Person: Alamance County Board of Elections, 115 South Maple St., Graham, NC 27253. Voters may be delivered to the Board of Elections by the Voter or a near relative.
- By Email: Alamance.BOElections@alamance-nc.com
- By Fax: 336-570-6757
Please note: The 2020 Absentee Ballot Request Form must be submitted.
For more details on Absentee Voting in North Carolina, please click here.
Provisional voting is a "backup" option available to any person if there is any question about the person's eligibility to vote, which ballot they should use, etc. Provisional voting allows a ballot to be completed, and preserves the issue to be researched by staff and decided upon by the Board of Elections before the election is finalized at canvass.