2017 Election Information

Important 2017 Wake County Election Dates

  • July 7, 2017 - Candidate filing begins
  • July 21, 2017 - Candidate filing ends
  • September 15, 2017 - Voter registration deadline to vote in October municipal elections
  • October 10, 2017 - ELECTION DAY - Municipal elections for Raleigh and Cary; Municipal primary for Durham (if necessary)
  • October 13, 2017 - Voter registration deadline to vote in November election
  • November 7, 2017 - ELECTION DAY - Municipal elections for Angier, Apex, Durham, Fuquay-Varina, Garner, Holly Springs, Knightdale, Morrisville, Rolesville, Wake Forest, Wendell, and Zebulon; Municipal run-off elections for Raleigh and Cary (if necessary)

Go to the Wake County Board of Elections website for more information on important election dates, a voter registration application, or to request an absentee ballot.

candidate forums

September 28th - Raleigh Candidate Forum


LWV-Wake is in the process of planning candidate forums and voting guides. We will post more information here and on Facebook as plans and materials are finalized. Please check back with us.