Registering to Vote for the General Election on November 8
If you want to vote in the general election November 8, you must be registered to vote by Friday, October 14.
If you would like to mail in your voter registration form, it must be postmarked prior to 12 midnight on Friday, October 14, and sent to the following address: Guilford County Board of Elections, PO Box 3427, Greensboro, NC, 27402.
If you would like to deliver your form in person, it must be taken to the Greensboro or High Point office of the Guilford County Board of Elections by 5 pm on Friday, October 14. The address for the Greensboro office is 301 W. Market St. The address for the High Point office is 325 E. Russell Ave.
Local, State, and Federal Voter Information
|If you have not registered to vote by October 14, you can still register to vote and vote at the same time if you register to vote and vote during early voting. Early voting begins on October 20. An early voting schedule for voters in Guilford County has been approved by the Guilford County Board of Elections. Review the schedule here.
The Greensboro Public Library has chosen the websites below for their outstanding information content. The Library does not endorse any political views expressed on these sites or supported by any organization sponsoring these sites.
Guilford County Board of Elections
This site includes links to check on your voter registration status, polling place, district, and candidates you're eligible to vote for. It also has a link through which you can print out a voter registration form. The site also features information on applying for an absentee ballot, as well as election statistics.
North Carolina State Board of Elections
This site provides a link through which you may print out a voter registration form. It also provides links to state laws pertaining to elections, the agency’s publications, applying for absentee ballots, local boards of elections in the state, and other useful items. On this site there's also a link through which you may check the status of your voter registration. The site provides election statistics statewide and at the local level, and some pages on the site may also be viewed in Spanish.
United States Federal Election Commission
This site provides excellent information to residents, the media, and candidates and campaign committees.
Other Sites of Possible Interest
Greensboro News and Record Elections website
Great for national, state, and Guilford County level offices. Includes candidate profiles for local, state, and national offices. Profiles include answers to questions on some issues.
News and Observer Elections website
Excellent for state and national races. Will add candidate profiles in the future.
2016 North Carolina Voter Guide
A project sponsored by Common Cause North Carolina.
Excellent for state and national races. Will have candidate profiles in the future.
Project Vote Smart
Covers candidates in state and national races. Presents profiles, issue positions and votes, and more.
Local and State Political Parties
North Carolina Democratic Party
Guilford County Democratic Party
North Carolina Republican Party
Guilford County Republican Party