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Mailing Address:

Mecklenburg County Board of Elections
PO Box 31788
Charlotte, NC 28231

Office Location:


741 Kenilworth Ave.
Suite 202
Charlotte, NC 28204

MAP

Hours: Hours: Mon-Fri 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Contact

Board of Elections
704-336-2133

Key Initiatives

2022 ELECTION DATES & DEADLINES

Candidate Filing for Soil & Water Opens Monday, June 13th at Noon 
Candidate Filing for Soil & Water Closes Friday, July 1 at Noon

Candidate Filing for Charlotte Mecklenburg School Board Opens Monday, July 25th at Noon
Candidate Filing Charlotte Mecklenburg School Board Closes Friday, August 12th at Noon
                
2022 PRIMARY ELECTION
03/04/2212 noonCandidate Filing Ends163-106.2
03/28/22 Absentee Voting - Date By Which Absentee Ballots Must be Available163-227.10
04/12/225:00 PMAbsentee Board Meeting 1 (for election held on May 17th)163-230.1(f)
04/19/225:00 PMAbsentee Board Meeting 2163-230.1(f)
04/22/225:00 PMVoter Registration Deadline163-82.6(d)(1)
04/23/2210:00 AMOne-stop Observer List Due163-45(b)
04/26/225:00 PMAbsentee Board Meeting 3163-230.1(f)
04/27/22 Voter Registration Deadline - Exception for missing or unclear postmarked forms and deadline for hard copies of forms submitted electronically163-82.6(d) (1) ; 163-82.6 (e) 
04/28/22 Absentee One Stop Voting Begins163-227.2(b)
05/03/225:00 PMAbsentee Board Meeting 4163-230.1(f)
05/10/225:00 PMLast day to request an absentee ballot by mail - CIV163-230.1(a)
05/10/225:01 PMLate absentee requests allowed due to sickness or physical disability.163-230.1(b)
05/10/225:00 PMAbsentee Board Meeting 5163-230.1(f)
05/12/2210:00 AMLast day county party chairs can submit list of observers for Election Day.GS 163-45 
05/14/223:00 PMAbsentee One-stop Voting Ends163-227.2(b)
05/16/225:00 PMUOCAVA Voter Registration Deadline163-258.6
05/16/225:00 PMUOCAVA Absentee Ballot Request Deadline163-258.7
05/16/225:00 PMAbsentee board meeting pre-election day / certification of executed absentee ballotsGS 163-232
05/17/22 Primary Election163-1 / court order
05/18/22 Sample Audit Count - Precincts Selection163-182.1(b)(1)
05/20/225:00 PMCivilian Absentee Return Deadline - Mail Exception163-231(b)(2)
05/26/225:00 PMUOCAVA Absentee Ballot Return Deadline - Mailed163-258.12
05/27/2211:00 AMProtest Deadline (re tabulation or counting votes)163-182.5
05/27/2211:00 AMCounty Canvass163-182.9



2022 GENERAL ELECTION CITY OF CHARLOTTE (2ND PRIMARY IF NEEDED FOR ALL OTHER OFFICES)
06/06/22 Absentee Voting - Date By Which Absentee Ballots Must be Available163-227.10
06/13/2212 noonCandidate Filing begins for Soil and Water Conservation Districts139-6
06/21/225:00 PMAbsentee Board Meeting 1 163-230.1(f)
06/28/225:00 PMAbsentee Board Meeting 2163-230.1(f)
07/01/225:00 PMVoter Registration Deadline163-82.6(d)(1)
07/02/2210:00 AMOne-stop Observer List Due163-45(b)
07/04/22 INDEPENDENCE DAY 
07/05/225:00 PMAbsentee Board Meeting 3163-230.1(f)
07/06/22 Voter Registration Deadline - Exception for missing or unclear postmarked forms and deadline for hard copies of forms submitted electronically163-82.6(d) (1) ; 163-82.6 (e) 
07/07/22 Absentee One Stop Voting Begins163-227.2(b)
07/12/225:00 PMAbsentee Board Meeting 4163-230.1(f)
07/15/225:00 PMDeadline to Challenge the Candidate's Notice of Candidacy for Soil and Water Conservation Districts163-127.2
07/15/2212 noonCandidate Filing ends for even-numbered years Municipal Elections (including Raleigh now)163-291(2) and 163-294(c)
07/19/225:00 PMLast day to request an absentee ballot by mail - CIV163-230.1(a)
07/19/225:01 PMLate absentee requests allowed due to sickness or physical disability.163-230.1(b)
07/19/225:00 PMAbsentee Board Meeting 5163-230.1(f)
07/21/2210:00 AMLast day county party chairs can submit list of observers for Election Day.GS 163-45 
07/23/223:00 PMAbsentee One-stop Voting Ends163-227.2(b)
07/25/225:00 PMUOCAVA Voter Registration Deadline163-258.6
07/25/225:00 PMAbsentee board meeting pre-Election DayGS 163-232
07/25/225:00 PMUOCAVA Absentee Ballot Request Deadline163-258.7
07/26/22 Second Primary Election / Second Municipal Election163-111
07/26/2212:00 PMAbsentee Ballot Challenge - Time for filing a challenge to an absentee ballot.163-89
07/26/225:00 PMCivilian Absentee Return Deadline163-231(b)(1)
07/26/227:30 PMUOCAVA Absentee Ballot Return Deadline - Electronic163-258.10
07/27/22 Sample Audit Count - Precincts Selection163-182.1(b)(1)
07/29/225:00 PMCivilian Absentee Return Deadline - Mail Exception163-231(b)(2)
08/04/225:00 PMUOCAVA Absentee Ballot Return Deadline - Mailed
163-258.12
08/05/2211:00 AMCounty Canvass163-182.5



2022 GENERAL ELECTION
First Day Absentee (By Mail) Friday, September 9th8:00 AM§163-227.3.
Deadline for Registration Friday, October 14th5:00 PM§163-82.20. (h) 
First Day Absentee (In Person) Thursday, October 20th8:00 AM§163-227.2. (b) 
Last Day Absentee (By Mail) Tuesday, November 1st5:00 PM§163-230.1. (a)
Last Day Absentee (In Person) Saturday, November 5th 7:00 PM§163-227.2. (b) 
Last Day to Return Absentee BallotsTuesday, November 8th5:00 PM§163-231. (b) 
ELECTION DAY GENERALTuesday, November 8th6:30 AM-    7:30 PM§163-279. (a) (2)
Certification of Election Friday, November 18th11:00 AM§163‑182.5. (b)


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*There are numerous lawsuits pending.  All dates and times above are subject to change.


Address

Mailing Address:

Mecklenburg County Board of Elections
PO Box 31788
Charlotte, NC 28231

Office Location:


741 Kenilworth Ave.
Suite 202
Charlotte, NC 28204

MAP

Hours: Hours: Mon-Fri 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Contact

Board of Elections
704-336-2133

Key Initiatives