Absentee Voting Begins
September 4, 2020

The recent edition of the home delivery of the Currituck County Focus listed the location of  Early Voting as being held at the Board of  Elections office.

Since the Focus was published the location
has been changed to:

Currituck County Judicial Building
Courtroom “C”
2801 Caratoke Highway
Currituck, North Carolina 27929

The next General Election will take place on Tuesday, November 3, 2020. Beginning Friday, September 4, 2020, any registered voter in Currituck County may vote by absentee ballot.

There are 3 steps to voting by absentee ballot:

Step 1 – Request a ballot

Step 2 – Complete the ballot

Step 3 – Return the ballot

Requesting a Ballot

To receive a mail-in absentee ballot for an election, a voter or the voter’s near relative:

  • spouse,
  • brother,
  • sister,
  • parent,
  • grandparent,
  • child,
  • grandchild,
  • mother-in-law,
  • father-in-law,
  • daughter-in-law,
  • son-in-law,
  • stepparent,
  • stepchild
  • or legal guardian

must use the 2020 State Absentee Ballot Request Form (PDF) to request the ballot.

Tuesday, October 27, 2020 is the last day to request an absentee ballot. Board of Election offices close at 5:00 p.m.

Completing the Ballot

When completing the State Absentee Ballot Request Form (PDF) the following information is required:

The voter is required to provide:

  • Name
  • Address
  • Date of birth
  • Information from one of these identification:
    • North Carolina driver’s license
    • North Carolina special identification card for non-operators
    • Last 4 digits of social security number
  • Permanent mailing address, if different than their residential street address
  • Address to mail the absentee ballot mailed
  • Name and address of the voter’s near relative or verifiable legal guardian if that individual is making the request
  • Voter’s signature or relative or verifiable legal guardian requesting the form for the voter
Returning the Ballot

The signed and completed ballot must be received by 5:00 p.m. on election day, Tuesday, November 3, 2020.

Ballots received after 5:00 p.m. on election day will be timely ONLY if they are received by mail and bear a postmark that is dated on or before the date of the election and are received no later than 5:00 p.m. on the 3 day following the election.

Ballots may be returned in one of the following ways:

More information is available on our Absentee by Mail Voting page.