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Absentee voting is comprised of two methods by which registered voters may cast ballots other than the traditional method of appearing in person and casting a ballot on the day of the election. These methods are absentee by mail and absentee one-stop.
Any voter registered in Mecklenburg County can request an absentee ballot from the Mecklenburg County Board of Elections prior to the last Tuesday before an election by completing the
Absentee Ballot Request Form. Numerous outside organizations have sent forms to targeted individuals. As long as these forms are blank - they can be completed and returned.
An application and ballots will be mailed to the voter after the receipt of a completed form. The form can be mailed or hand delivered to our office. The form can be faxed to 704-319-9722 or emailed
If you are
Military, immediate family of Active Military, or a US citizen overseas, please visit
FVAP.gov to register and request your ballots.
You can no longer verify receipt and processing of your request online. Please email
firstname.lastname@example.org to confirm processed. If mailed - you must allow 10 days to receive and process. If emailed, you must allow 4 days to receive and process
FAQs for ABSENTEE BY MAIL
Any voter registered in Mecklenburg County may choose to vote in person using One-Stop Absentee Voting which begins the third Wednesday before the election and ends the Saturday prior to the election. Dates, times, and locations vary by election and will be posted prior to each election on this site. Early Voting for the General Election to be held November 3, 2020 will begin Thursday, October 15, 2020 and end Saturday, October 31, 2020 at 3 p.m.
County services have returned to their normal schedule unless noted otherwise. Read the latest service availability update.