2018 MIDTERMS: Voter Registration Guide
We are now 33 days away from Midterm Elections. In the lead-up to the election on November 6, The Sanford Journal will cover proposed amendments, candidates, and national races to keep your eye on.
But to kick-off our election coverage, we’ll begin by breaking down the registration process. And yes, there’s still time to register.
WHO CAN VOTE
US Citizens who are 18 years of age and older at the time of the election, and who have lived in Durham County for 30 days.
WHAT YOU NEED TO REGISTER
You do not need a photo identification. If you are registering by mail, you’ll need to fill out a form that looks like this:
And you can download it here. Do note: in filling out the form you’ll need to include your Driver’s License number, or the last four digits of your Social Security Number.
WHEN YOU MUST REGISTER BY
By-mail: October 12
In-person: November 3
HOW EARLY VOTING WORKS | SAME-DAY VOTER REGISTRATION
October 17 - November 3
You can vote as early as October 17th. And if you vote between October 17th and November 3rd, you can actually register on-site, and then immediately vote. If you do register during this early voting period, you’ll be required to prove residency. But again, you don’t necessarily need an ID to prove this. You can use a North Carolina driver license, a photo ID from a government agency, or a copy of a current utility bill, bank statement, or paycheck that displays your name and address.
DURHAM BOARD OF ELECTIONS
Office Hours: M-F (8:30-5:00)
Address: 201 N. ROXBORO ST
DURHAM, NC 27701
Mailing Address: PO BOX 868
DURHAM, NC 27702
DEREK L. BOWENS