How to vote for Bernie Sanders in North Carolina

North Carolina has semi-closed primaries

North Carolinians must register as democrat or undeclared to vote for Bernie!

Register By

February 7 (2020)

Primary On

March 3 (2020)

North Carolina Primary: Tue, March 3

It's still very early in the election season, and dates often change. Please sign up below for Voter Alerts in North Carolina and we'll send you an email if the dates change!

North Carolina Voter Information

Get Registered

North Carolina has semi-closed primaries — North Carolinians must register as democrat or undeclared to vote for Bernie!

North Carolina does not have online registration, but you can fill out a registration form to print and mail in.

Register as a democrat or undeclared now!

You must be registered by Fri, February 7.

Not sure if you are registered, or what you're registered as? Check your current registration status online.

Go Vote!

Vote on Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020 from 6:30AM – 7:30PM
Find your polling place here:


Id Requirement

Beginning in 2020, North Carolina voters will be asked to provide photo identification when voting in-person or absentee-by-mail, with some exceptions.

More info here on the new voter id law.

Voter Workplace Protection

No laws require companies to give workers time off to vote. But employers cannot discharge or threaten workers based on how they vote or don’t vote.

Early Voting

Vote Early in North Carolina! North Carolinians can vote in-person before election day! If you'll be out of town on March 3 or simply find it more convenient, vote early!

Early voting in North Carolina begins February 13 and ends on March 29.

One-stop absentee voting (in-person absentee voting, or early voting) allows registered voters to go in person to their county board of elections office (or an alternative location) to vote an absentee ballot. One-stop absentee voting is conducted starting on the third Thursday before the election and ends on the last Saturday before the election. During the one-stop early voting period, you may register to vote and vote on the same day.

More info here:

Only 17?

You may still vote in North Carolina's primaries if you will be 18 years old by November 3, 2020.

College Students

If you are a college student not living in your home state, you can vote for Bernie in either your home state or in the state in which you are attending school!

Military/Overseas Voters

If you are a Military Voter or a US Citizen living abroad, you are able to request a ballot here to vote for Bernie.

More Information

If you have any questions about voting in North Carolina you may contact your state official elections office or Democratic party.

Find local Bernie supporters and get help from /r/NorthCarolina4Sanders

Will you help Bernie win?

"I've said it since day one: I can't do it alone." - Bernie Sanders

This grassroots campaign depends on grassroots supporters like you! Sign up as a volunteer with the official campaign to find opportunities to help the campaign directly.

Bernie wants 1,000,000 volunteers, and it's up to us to make that happen.

Volunteer for Bernie

Bernie continues to fund his campaign from small donations from people like us. Show your support by donating to the campaign!

Donate to the Bernie Sanders Campaign

Bernie needs you in North Carolina!

Check out the official North Carolina Elections calendar here!

Persons who are not registered in a county may register to vote during the one-stop early voting period. This process is called “Same-Day Registration.”, the dates for the one stop early voting are: 2/13/2020 – 3/29/2020

Check out the official North Carolina Voter Guide Here (Will be updated soon)