Pittsboro, NC – The Chatham County Board of Elections Office reminds voters of important early voting information for the 2020 general election.
When can Chatham County residents participate in early voting?
One stop early voting begins October 15, 2020 and lasts through October 31, 2020.
Where can Chatham County residents vote early?
Chatham County Agriculture & Conference Center
1192 US HWY 64 West Business
Pittsboro, NC 27312
CCCC Health Science Center
75 Ballentrae Court
Pittsboro, NC 27312
Paul Braxton Gym
115 S. Third Ave.
Siler City, NC 27344
Goldston Town Hall
40 Coral Ave.
Goldston, NC 27252
Chapel Hill, NC 27517
New Hope Baptist Church
581 New Hope Church Road
Apex, NC 27523
What are the hours of Chatham County early voting sites?
All Chatham County early voting sites are open during the following days and hours:
Thursday, Oct. 15 8:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 16 8:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 17 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 18 Noon – 3:00 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 19 8:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 20 8:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 21 8:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 22 8:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 23 8:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 24 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 25 Noon – 3:00 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 26 8:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 27 8:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 28 8:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 29 8:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 30 8:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 31 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
What is the deadline to register to vote in Chatham County?
Chatham County residents can register to vote through October 9, 2020. If they miss the registration deadline, they can still register at all early voting sites on the day they vote. However, there will be no voter registration on Election Day, November 3, 2020.
How do voters request an absentee ballot?
A request to vote by absentee ballot may be made by completing the North Carolina Absentee Ballot Request Form. The form can be returned by email at ; by mail at P.O. BOX 111 Pittsboro, NC 27312; or by fax at 919-542-6430. The Chatham County Board of Elections must receive the completed and signed absentee request form by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, October 27, 2020.
Do voters need a photo ID to vote in Chatham County?
No. Chatham County voters do not need a photo ID to cast their ballot in the 2020 general election.
What is the Chatham County Board of Elections doing to keep people safe while voting during the COVID-19 pandemic?
The Chatham County Board of Elections is following the guidelines and procedures established by the State Board of Elections in conjunction with the U..S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to keep election officials and voters safe while voting during the upcoming election. These precautions include:
- Masks available for voters who do not bring their own.
- Single-use pens for voters to mark their ballots.
- Single-use cotton swabs for voters using touchscreen ADA voting machines.
- Enforced social distancing for all election officials and voters, including markings or barriers to prevent voters in line from standing too closely together.
- Hand sanitizer for voters and election officials.
- Masks, face shields, and gloves for election officials.
- Protective barriers between poll workers and voters at check-in and ballot tables.
- Special sanitation kits at each precinct to ensure clean tables, voting booths and voting machines throughout the voting process.
- Professional sanitization of each voting location before and after use.
- Additional workers at each voting location to assist with sanitization, line control, and curbside voting.
- Voting booths will be sanitized after every voter at all stations
For more information about the 2020 general election, early voting, and Election Day, visit the Chatham County Board of Elections website at chathamnc.org/elections or call 919-545-8500.