April 8, 2022
North Carolinians will head to the polls on Tuesday, May 17 to vote in the primary elections.
Who is on the ballot this year?
- One US Senate Seat (seat of retiring US Sen. Richard Burr)
- All US House Seats (NC’s US House districts increased from 13 to 14)
- All 170 General Assembly Seats
- NC Supreme Court & Court of Appeals
- Municipal Contests (for municipalities that delayed 2021 elections & voters in cities and towns conducting elections during even-number years.)
To view the 2022 election maps, including an interactive one driven by your residential address, click here. Some districts have changed because of redistricting. To verify your current legislators, please click this link.
If you would like to download an updated list of candidates who have filed with the State Board of Elections, for the 2022 elections, click here.
Can all registered voters vote in the primary?
All registered NC voters may participate in the primary election. Voters affiliated with a party will get a ballot of candidates for their party only. Unaffiliated voters may choose the ballot of the party they would like to support in the primary.
What are the important dates to remember?
- March 28, 2022 – Absentee ballots became available, click here to learn more.
- April 22, 2022 – Voter registration deadline.
- April 28, 2022 – One-stop, in-person voting starts, click here to learn more.
- May 10, 2022 – Deadline to submit an absentee ballot request form, click here to learn more.
- May 14, 2022 – One-stop, in-person voting ends at 3:00 pm, search one-stop voting sites.
- May 17, 2022 – Primary election day and deadline to return absentee ballot.
Please remember to exercise your rights as a US citizen and head to the polls on May 17 to vote for the candidates of your choice.
If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact, Pam Melton, Director of Political and External Communications.