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Pamlico County November Election Information
Sample Ballot, Voting Deadlines, How and When to Vote
September 23, 2020

his year’s presidential election is Tuesday, November 3. There are several ways to vote: by mail, in-person during the early voting period, or in-person on election day.

Here is a sample ballot for Pamlico County. The only section that is different – depending on where you reside – is the County Offices section. Some County Commissioners are running for reelection in Districts 1, 2, and 5 and their names appear together on the Sample Ballot.

You can also download a pdf of the sample ballot at the bottom of the page.

Registering to Vote
If you have not yet registered to vote, you have until Friday, October 9 to send in a voter registration form. Alternately, you can register to vote using the NC Department of Motor Vehicles site or you can register to vote during the early in-person voting period.

Some registration information changes can also be made online at the DMV site. Name changes require a signed form. The form can be completed in person, mailed, emailed, or faxed to the Pamlico Board of Elections.

Verify that your voter registration is current and the information is correct.

For more information on registering to vote, how to change registration information, and how to verify your information, see the link at the bottom of the page.

Vote Early In-Person
Early voting in North Carolina runs from October 15 to October 31, except for Sundays. The only early voting location is at the Pamlico Board of Elections Office at 202 Main Street, Bayboro, NC 28515.

Beginning Thursday, October 15, the Elections Office will be open for voting during the week (Mon – Fri), 8a-7:30p and Saturdays, 7a-5p.

The final Saturday, October 31, has shortened hours: 8a – 3p.

If you are not registered to vote, you can register and vote on the same day during early in-person voting. To register, you must fill out a voter registration application and show proof of current name and address, such as your NC Driver’s License or a utility bill with your name and address.

Curbside assistance is available at all early-voting locations.

For more information from NCSBE on early voting, see the link at the bottom of the page.

Vote In-Person on Election Day
Registered voters can vote on election day. No same-day registration/voting is allowed. Polling locations are open from 6:30a to 7:30p. If you are in line to vote at 7:30p, you will be able to vote.

For more information on voting in-person on election day, and the COVID-19 safeguards in place, see the link at the bottom of the page.

Vote By Mail
All registered voters can request and receive an absentee mail-in ballot for the 2020 general election, regardless of reason. After making your absentee ballot request, allow a week to 10 days to receive it, according to the North Carolina State Board of Elections (NCSBE).

To count, the ballot must be filled out correctly and signed, be postmarked by November 3, and received by the county Board of Elections by November 6. Absentee ballots can also be dropped off at an early in-person voting site during the early voting period.

The deadline to request an absentee ballot is Tuesday, October 27, however the Post Office encourages submission of Absentee Ballot request forms by Tuesday, October 20.

For a step-by-step guide to mail-in voting, along with links to request absentee ballots, see the link at the bottom of the page.

Important Links
Pamlico County Sample Ballot
NCBSE Guide to Registering to Vote or Changing Registration Information.
Verifying your Voter Registration – NCBSE Voter Registration Lookup
• NCBSE Guide to Vote Early In-Person
NCSBE Guide to Voting In-Person on Election Day
NCBSE Guide to Mail In Voting
NCSBE Judicial Voter Guide 2020

Posted Wednesday September 23, 2020 by Allison DeWeese

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