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Key Dates for November 2022 Election


Sept. 9, 2022:  Absentee-by-mail ballots ready to be sent to voters.

Oct. 14, 2022: Civilian voter registration deadline. After this point, only same-day registration during one-stop early voting is available.

Oct. 20, 2022: One-stop, in-person early voting period begins. 

Nov. 1, 2022: Deadline for civilians to submit an absentee ballot request form.

Nov. 5, 2022: One-stop, in-person early voting period ends at 3 p.m. 

Nov. 8, 2022: Election Day and civilian absentee ballot return deadline. 



Voting Resources/Forms

Below are other links to helpful information and resources about voting.

Information for the 2022 Election

Henderson County Board of Elections

North Carolina State Board of Elections

Transylvania County Board of Elections

Polk County Board of Elections


Carolina Jews for Justice-West Nonpartisan Candidate Guide


Questions About Voting? Contact the LWVHC Voter Services Chair


Information on Election and Absentee Ballot Security

What Happens After You Vote in North Carolina?

A short video that explains the process so that viewers can better understand how this all works in the days leading up to and following an election.

Trust and Verify

FAQ on Why NC Election Results Are Accurate

Video on Election Security

Note: although dates mentioned in the security video refer to the 2020 election the information is otherwise correct.

12 Reasons Absentee Voting is Safe in NC [PDF; will open in a new window

How Absentee Ballots Are Counted and Processed in NC 
[Video; will open in a new window]

Note: BallotTrax is no longer available in 2021. To check the status of your absentee ballot, go to Your Voter Record under the voting tab at the NC Board of elections site

Other Information and Resources About Voting

Ten Things You Can Do to Help People Vote [Link to LWVUS page]

Impact on Issues: Voting Rights  [PDF; will open in a new window.]

Impact on Issues: The Election Process  [PDF; will open in a new window.]

John Lewis: Voting Matters  [YouTube Video will open in a new window.]

Fair Districts NC 
 [PDF; will open in a new window.]

Voter Bill of Rights  [PDF; will open in a new window.]

Voting If You've Been Convicted of a Felony  [PDF; will open in a new window.]

Students Voting For Democracy Election Units for 2022