The best thing about voting in Wake County is the flexibility and generous schedule provided for Early Voting. Here are 6 reasons why Early Voting is the best way to vote in-person NOW!


1. Early Voting Polls are open EVERYDAY between October 15 – October 31. Voters can vote at any Early Voting location they choose.  Wake County Early Voting Locations
Note: It is different on Election Day, November 3rd . On Election Day, registered voters must vote at their assigned precinct polling location.  Election Day Polling Locations


Early Voting provides a convenient way to vote in-person.  Voting hours and locations provide you with options so you can make a plan that works for your schedule. Avoid crowds at a convenient Early Voting location near you. Wake County Early Voting Locations

3. COVID-19 safeguards have been put in place at ALL Early Voting sites and polling sites. Social distancing precautions will be required. Masks, although not required, will be made available to all who want them. Hand sanitizer will be available to all who need it and all surfaces will be cleaned frequently. Poll workers will be protected by gloves, face shields and barriers. Single-use pens will be offered for hand-marked ballots and Q-tips will be used for ballot marking devices.  Voting and Coronavirus


Voter Assistance and Curbside Voting is available at all Early Voting sites just like it is at your polling location on Election Day. NC State Board of Elections Early Voting Information


5. You can still register to vote or update your registration and vote on the same day at an Early Voting site from October 15 – 31.  Register or Update your registration and VOTE EARLY


6. If you have a completed Absentee (Mail-in) Ballot and you want to submit it in person, you can deliver it personally to an election official at any Early Voting location. The election official will secure it immediately and will deliver it to the Wake County Board of Elections. NC State Board of Elections


Livable Raleigh’s Vote 2020 has more details about Early Voting and Frequently Asked Questions.