Local Election Information
Mecklenburg County Board of Elections
Election information, including voter registration, absentee voting, candidates, and other information for Mecklenburg County.
Early Voting for Mecklenburg County Residents
Vote early! Click here for the details for One-Stop Early Voting, including which locations offer one-stop early voting, provided by the Mecklenburg County Board of Elections.
Where do I vote?
North Carolina Polling Place Locator
Find out where to vote. From the North Carolina State Board of Elections.
How do I vote?
Registering to Vote in North Carolina | North Carolina State Board of Elections
Includes information on registering to vote, voter registration applications, and general information on absentee voting.
Voter Lookup | North Carolina State Board of Elections
Look up your voter information to find your polling location and see your districts, voting history and voter guide.
Websites about voting
Browse websites to help you make an informed decision when voting.
North Carolina House of Representatives
North Carolina Senate
A nonpartisan, nonprofit “consumer advocate” for voters that monitors the factual accuracy of what is said by major U.S. political players. Their goal is to apply the best practices of both journalism and scholarship, and to increase public knowledge and understanding.
Project Vote Smart
Non-partisan information on U.S. federal and state candidates, ballot measures, issues and legislation.
North Carolina Center for Voter Education
A 501(c)(3) nonprofit and nonpartisan organization dedicated to helping citizens more fully participate in democracy.
League of Women Voters of North Carolina
A nonpartisan political organization that encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.
Websites for kids
Browse websites to help teach kids about voting and democracy.
GenerationNation | formerly Kid`s Voting
K-12 civic education, civic leadership and civic engagement learning opportunities for children and youth.
White House 101 | The White House
A history and tour of the White House especially for kids.
Kids in the House | Office of the Clerk, U.S. House of Representatives
Provides educational and entertaining information about the legislative branch of the United States government to students of all age levels.
Elections: the American Way | Library of Congress
Voting in Libraries
Public libraries are often used as polling locations during Early Voting. (The Charlotte Mecklenburg Library is non-partisan.)
Schedule of Early Voting dates and times in libraries for the 2013 General Election:
October 26th - November 2nd
Weekdays 11 am to 7pm
Saturday 10 am to 1pm
Sunday 1 pm - 4 pm.
The following libraries will be used for One-Stop Early General Voting:
- Beatties Ford Road
- Main Library
- Mountain Island
- North County Regional
- South County Regional
- Steele Creek
- Sugar Creek
- University City
- West Blvd
Please note, Library operation hours and Early Voting Hours are different. Please view Library operation hours to confirm times.
Visit the Mecklenburg County Board of Elections web site for more information on Early Voting, and for a full list of Early Voting polling locations.
Voting in a library? Be aware that electioneering activity is allowed.
Pursuant to N.C. Gen. Stat. § 163-166.4, on voting day at those libraries used as polls, electioneering activity will be allowed in a designated area to be determined by the County Bd. of Elections. Electioneering activity includes soliciting votes, passing out literature and posting signs.
Voter Registration in Library Locations. View the Library`s policy.