Participating in local and national elections
How to Vote in 2020
Deadline to register to vote
Deadline to request absentee ballot (request received by county Board of Elections by 5pm on Oct. 27)
Deadline to return completed absentee ballot
Frequently Asked Questions
- Be a U.S. citizen.
- Live in the county of their/his/her registration and have resided there for at least 30 days prior to the date of the election.
- Be at least 18 years old or will be by the date of the general election.
- 16- and 17-year-olds may pre-register to vote. Their registration will be processed once they turn 18.
- Not serving a sentence for a felony conviction, including probation, parole, or post-release supervision. Learn more about this here.
As an eligible voter, you are guaranteed free, fair, and accessible elections. You have a right to vote without being intimidated or forced to vote in a certain way. If you have faced violations of your voting right, contact the following hotlines:
- Democracy North Carolina Election Protection Hotline: 888-687-8683
- NCAAT in Action hotline: 919-591-2442
Check out our Endorsements and Issues pages to learn more about candidates and their stances on issues that matter to Asian American voters.
How to Help
NCAAT is committed to raising the visibility and voice of the AAPI population in North Carolina through building up and motivating an electorate throughout the state. One key way we achieve this goal is through voter outreach conducted in communities with high AAPI populations with the help of volunteers, particularly individuals from the local AAPI communities.