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Registered voters can request an absentee ballot for the 2022 statewide primary from now until the deadline: The Iredell County Board of Elections must receive your request form by 5 p.m. on May 10, one week before Election Day.

Please include enough time for your request to be received by the deadline if you submit the request form by mail. The State Board encourages voters to request their absentee ballot as early as possible to ensure enough time to complete and return the ballot. Requests received after the deadline will not be processed.


To learn more about how to request an absentee ballot, visit https://www.ncsbe.gov/voting/vote-mail#when-can-i-request-my-ballot-for-the-2022-statewide-primary

Who can vote in the May 17 primary election?

Registered voters across Iredell County can vote in the primary election. However, voters affiliated with any political party must vote a ballot of candidates for their party.

Voters registered as Unaffiliated may choose the ballot of candidates for any party primary (Democratic or Republican).

Registered Libertarians in Iredell County do not have a partisan primary ballot. Libertarians who live inside the city limits of Statesville can vote on the Statesville City Municipal elections. Libertarians who live inside the Mooresville Ward #3 can vote on the primary contest for that ward.

To check your voter registration and see your districts, enter your information into the Voter Search Tool.

Voter registration and party change deadline for the May 17 primary and municipal election

Friday, April 22, is the voter registration and party change deadline for the May 17 Primary and Municipal Elections. All new registrations must be received by the Board of Elections office by 5 pm. Voter registration forms can be found on the attached link. Forms should be mailed to Iredell County Board of Elections, 203 Stockton Street, Statesville, NC 28677.

You may also register to vote online through the NC DMV site.

Contact the BOE office at 704-878-3140 for further information.

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