North Carolina Electoral SituationAbsentee ballots require an excuse: no
Early voting: yes
Felons: The State of North Carolina prohibits felons currently on probation, in prison, or on parole from voting. Once an individual has completed their sentence, their right to vote is automatically restored.
ID Laws: First-time voters who register by mail and do not provide ID verification with registration application need: a current and valid photo identification. A copy of one of the following documents that shows the name and address of the voter: a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or other government document.
Mandatory poll worker/election official training: yes
Paper trail: no
Provisional ballot validity determined by jurisdiction of voter, not precinct: yes
Registration deadline: The fifth Saturday before any primary or general election, or the third Saturday before any recall or special election
Uniform voting system: no