Chatham County 2020 election: Guide to early voting

Posted 10/2/20

PITTSBORO — The Chatham County Board of Elections Office reminds voters of important early voting information for the 2020 general election.

When can Chatham County residents participate in …

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Chatham County 2020 election: Guide to early voting

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PITTSBORO — The Chatham County Board of Elections Office reminds voters of important early voting information for the 2020 general election.

When can Chatham County residents participate in early voting?

One-stop early voting begins Oct. 15 and lasts through Oct. 31.

Where can Chatham County residents vote early?

• Chatham County Agriculture & Conference Center: 1192 U.S. Hwy. 64 West Business, Pittsboro

• CCCC Health Science Center: 75 Ballentrae Court, Pittsboro

• Paul Braxton Gym: 115 S. Third Ave., Siler City

• Goldston Town Hall: 40 Coral Ave., Goldston

• Governors Village: 40150 Moring, Chapel Hill

• New Hope Baptist Church: 581 New Hope Church Rd., Apex

What are the hours of Chatham County early voting sites?

All Chatham County early voting sites are open from 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. on the following days unless otherwise noted: Oct. 15, 16, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30; 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 17, 24, 31; noon to 3 p.m. Oct. 18, 25.

What is the deadline to register to vote in Chatham County?

Chatham County residents can register to vote through Oct. 9. If they miss the registration deadline, they can still register at all early voting sites on the day they vote. However, there will be no voter registration on Election Day, Nov. 3.

How do voters request an absentee ballot?

A request to vote by absentee ballot may be made by completing the North Carolina Absentee Ballot Request Form. The form can be returned by email at elections@chathamnc.org; by mail at P.O. Box 111 Pittsboro, NC 27312; or by fax at 919-542-6430. The Chatham County Board of Elections must receive the completed and signed absentee request form by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 27.

Do voters need a photo ID to vote in Chatham County?

No. Chatham County voters do not need a photo ID to cast their ballot in the 2020 general election.

What is the Chatham County Board of Elections doing to keep people safe while voting during the COVID-19 pandemic?

The Chatham County Board of Elections is following the guidelines and procedures established by the State Board of Elections in conjunction with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to keep election officials and voters safe while voting during the upcoming election. These precautions include:

• Masks available for voters who do not bring their own.

• Single-use pens for voters to mark their ballots.

• Single-use cotton swabs for voters using touchscreen ADA voting machines.

• Enforced social distancing for all election officials and voters, including markings or barriers to prevent voters in line from standing too closely together.

• Hand sanitizer for voters and election officials.

• Masks, face shields and gloves for election officials.

• Protective barriers between poll workers and voters at check-in and ballot tables.

• Special sanitation kits at each precinct to ensure clean tables, voting booths and voting machines throughout the voting process.

• Professional sanitizing of each voting location before and after use.

• Additional workers at each voting location to assist with sanitizing, line control, and curbside voting.

• Voting booths will be sanitized after every voter at all stations.

For more information about the 2020 general election, early voting and Election Day, visit the Chatham County Board of Elections website at chathamnc.org/elections or call 919-545-8500.

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