Early voting polls in North Carolina second primary open today

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) – Early voting begins Thursday morning for North Carolina’s second primary election.

Election Day is May 14th with polls opening from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Early voting for the 2024 second primaries starts today and ends at 3 p.m. on May 11th.

Officials say second primaries are being held statewide for the Republican nomination for lieutenant governor, state auditor, and Republican nomination for U.S. House District 13, which includes all of Caswell, Person, Franklin, Lee, Harnett, and Johnston counties, as well as parts of Wake and Granville counties.

Eligible, registered voters can cast a ballot at any early voting site in their county. Now, on Election Day, voters will have to go to their assigned precinct. To find your eligible voting sites, click here.

Voters who vote by absentee ballot can return it by mail or hand it to an election official at a site in their county. They can also drop it off in person to their county board of elections office. The county board of elections must receive absentee ballots by 7:30 p.m.

On election day, those who vote in person will be asked to show a photo ID when they check in to vote. A valid driver’s license and many other forms of photo ID will be accepted. For a full list of eligible ID forms, click here.

North Carolina’s general election day is November 5th, 2024. North Carolina voters will be able to vote on 22 offices, including president in November.