We encourage all to vote early. Why? *
You can get it done and have to worrry about something coming up on Election Day, and you can also take advantage of a quicker experience.
At early voting you can same day register to vote and vote, and correct certain problems with your voter registration.
You are also free to vote at any of the locations listed below during early voting - on Election Day you must vote at your assigned preinct voting location.
The Early Voting times and locations, were taken from the Wake County Board of Elections website.
* Below the dates and locations you will find Frequently Asked Questions and Answers from the Wake County Board of elections website.
DATES: October 17 - November 3, 2018
Date Day Start Time End Time
October 17 Wednesday 7:00 a.m. 7:00 p.m.
October 18 Thursday 7:00 a.m. 7:00 p.m.
October 19 Friday 7:00 a.m. 7:00 p.m.
October 20 Saturday 8:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m.
October 21 Sunday 1:00 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
October 22 Monday 7:00 a.m. 7:00 p.m.
October 23 Tuesday 7:00 a.m. 7:00 p.m.
October 24 Wednesday 7:00 a.m. 7:00 p.m.
October 25 Thursday 7:00 a.m. 7:00 p.m.
October 26 Friday 7:00 a.m. 7:00 p.m.
October 27 Saturday 8:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m.
October 28 Sunday 1:00 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
October 29 Monday 7:00 a.m. 7:00 p.m.
October 30 Tuesday 7:00 a.m. 7:00 p.m.
October 31 Wednesday 7:00 a.m. 7:00 p.m.
November 1 Thursday 7:00 a.m. 7:00 p.m.
November 2 Friday 7:00 a.m. 7:00 p.m.
November 3 Saturday 8:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m.
These voting dates and times apply to the nine early voting sites to the right.
(> in or close to House District 11)
Apex Community Center
53 Hunter St., Apex
Chavis Community Center
505 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Raleigh
> Herbert C. Young Community Center
101 Wilkinson Ave., Cary
Knightdale Recreation Center
101 Lawson Ridge Road, Knightdale
Lake Lynn Community Center
7921 Ray Road, Raleigh
> NCSU Talley Student Union
2610 Cates Ave., Raleigh
Early Voting Parking Map
Northern Regional Center
350 E. Holding Ave., Wake Forest
Optimist Community Center
5900 Whittier Drive., Raleigh
Wake Tech Community College South
Campus Physical Education Building
9101 Fayetteville Road, Raleigh
FAQ’s on Early Voting from Wake BOE
Frequently Asked Questions
Who may vote at early voting locations?
Any eligible Wake County voter may vote at any Wake County early voting location.
May I update my name or address at an early voting location?
Yes. You may update your name and address before voting.
If you moved 30 or more days before Election Day, you will receive the ballot style of your new address.If you moved fewer than 30 days before Election Day, you will receive the ballot style of your old address.I missed the voter registration deadline. May I register and vote at an early voting location?Yes. Eligible individuals may register and vote during the early voting period. Learn about same day registration requirements.
I am a college student. What are my options for registering and voting?College students may register to vote in the county/state of their home address or in the county/state where they are attending college. Learn about Election Day, absentee by mail, and early voting options for college students here.
What are the registration and voting requirements for persons in the criminal justice system?Eligible individuals may register and vote during the early voting period. If you have been convicted of a misdemeanor you do not lose your right to vote.If you have been convicted of a felony you cannot vote or register to vote until you have completed all the terms of your felony sentence, including any probation or parole.View the NC Voting Rights Guide for People in the Criminal Justice System.May I change my party affiliation at an early voting location?
No. Changes to party affiliation cannot be made during the early voting period. How can I determine whether I’m registered to vote?
Check your voter registration status. Why are the lines so long at early voting locations?
Lines are generally not long during the first days of early voting. Voting lines are the longest on the final 3 days of early voting. I heard that if I vote at an early voting location, my vote may not get counted. Is that true?
No. Your vote will be counted on Election Day along with the ballots cast in the polling places. May any registered Wake County Voter vote absentee by mail?
Yes, and it is easy. (Watch our video explaining how easy it is.)