Board of Elections

Election results for the March 3, 2020 primary election can be found here.

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Absentee Ballot Request Form

The deadline to submit an absentee ballot request form is October 27, 2020 at 5:00PM.

In order to receive an absentee ballot by mail, you must be a registered voter and you must submit a request form.

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3 Methods of Returning your Absentee Ballot

1.) By Mail - Absentee ballots can mailed to the to the Carteret County Board of Elections Office. Ballots can be taken to any certified USPS location and must be post marked by November 3, 2020.

2. Hand Delivered to a One-Stop Early voting location - Absentee ballots can be returned to any one of our four One-Stop Early Voting locations in Carteret County. Early Voting locations and hours can be found here. Absentee ballots must be hand delivered to a precinct official on duty at the site in which the ballot is being dropped off to ensure that the ballot is being returned by the voter themselves or the voter's near relative (spouse, brother, sister, parent, grandparent, child, grandchild, mother-in-law, father-in-law, daughter-in-law, son-in-law, stepparent, or stepchild). The returner of the ballot will be required to sign a log sheet attesting that they are the voter or the voter's near relative with the understanding that failure to comply is a Class I Felony under G.S. 163-226. Drop boxes will not be available anywhere.

3.) Hand delivered to the Board of Elections Office - Absentee ballots can be returned to the Board of Elections Office anytime Monday through Friday from 8:00AM to 5:00PM. Ballots must be physically handed to a member of our staff to ensure that the ballot is being returned by the voter themselves or the voter's near relative (spouse, brother, sister, parent, grandparent, child, grandchild, mother-in-law, father-in-law, daughter-in-law, son-in-law, stepparent, or stepchild). The returner of the ballot will be required to sign a log sheet attesting that they are the voter or the voter's near relative with the understanding that failure to comply with this is a Class I Felony under G.S. 163-226. Drop boxes will not be available anywhere.