PITTSBORO, NC – The Chatham County Board of Elections Office reminds voters of important early voting information for the 2023 Siler City, Pittsboro, Goldston, Goldston Gulf Sanitary District municipal elections, and the Cary District D run-off municipal election.
When can Chatham County residents participate in early voting?
One stop early voting begins October 19, 2023, and lasts through November 4th.
Where can individuals vote early in Chatham County?
Chatham County Agriculture & Conference Center
1192 US HWY 64 West Business
Pittsboro, NC 27312
What are the hours of the Chatham County early voting site?
The Chatham County Agriculture & Conference Center early voting site is open during the following days and hours:
- Thursday, October 19: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
- Friday, October 20: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
- Monday, October 23: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
- Tuesday, October 24: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
- Wednesday, October 25: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
- Thursday, October 26: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
- Friday, October 27: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
- Saturday, October 28 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
- Monday, October 30: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
- Tuesday, October 31: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
- Wednesday, November 1: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
- Thursday, November 2: 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
- Friday, November 3: 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
- Saturday, November 4: 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
What if residents missed the deadline to register to vote in Chatham County?
For Chatham County residents who missed the October 13th deadline to register to vote, they can still register at the early voting site on the day they vote. There will be no voter registration on Election Day, November 7th.
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 mail at P.O. BOX 111 Pittsboro, NC 27312. The Chatham County Board of Elections must receive the completed and signed absentee request form by 5 p.m. on October 31st.
Do I need a photo ID to vote in Chatham County?
Yes, voters will be asked to show photo ID when voting in North Carolina. Voters may show their driver’s license, and other acceptable photo IDs include U.S. Passport, military or veterans ID, and college or university student ID. If a voter does not have an acceptable photo ID, they can get one at no cost from the Chatham County Board of Elections Office. Individuals can learn more at Get a Free Voter Photo ID on the State Board of Elections website. Voters can also get a free ID card from the N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles (NCDMV) and can find more information in the section “No-Fee ID Cards” at State IDs | NCDMV.
All voters will be allowed to vote with or without a photo ID. If a voter cannot show photo ID when voting in person, they can still vote by filling out an ID Exception Form. If absentee-by-mail voters are unable to include a copy of their photo ID with their ballot return envelope, they can also fill out an ID Exception Form with their ballot. More information can be found in the section ID Exceptions on the State Board of Elections website.
For more information about the 2023 Municipal Election and early voting, individuals can visit the Chatham County Board of Elections website or call 919-545-8500.