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Absentee voting is comprised of two methods by which registered voters may cast ballots other than the traditional method of appearing in person and casting a ballot on the day of the election. These methods are absentee by mail and absentee one-stop.
Absentee by Mail
Any voter registered in Mecklenburg County can request an absentee ballot from the Mecklenburg County Board of Elections prior to the last Tuesday before an election by completing the Absentee Ballot Request Form. An application and ballots will be mailed to the voter after the receipt of a completed form. Click here for election dates and deadlines.
If you are Military, immediate family of Active Military, or a US citizen overseas, please visit FVAP.gov to register and request your ballots.
Absentee One-Stop (Early Voting)
Any voter registered in Mecklenburg County may choose to vote in person using One-Stop Absentee Voting which begins the second Thursday before the election and ends the Saturday prior to the election. Dates, times, and locations vary by election and will be posted prior to each election on this site. Early Voting for the March 15, 2016 Primary Election will begin Thursday, October 20, 2016 and end Saturday, November 5, 2016. We are awaiting the details of the exact sites and their hours of operation. Please check back.