2018 Election Information

 

View the Wake County election Candidate List including candidates for the U.S. House,  N.C. Senate and House, District Attorney, Wake Board of Commissioners, Wake Board of Education, Wake Sheriff, and various Judges. 


Sample Ballots are now available


IMPORTANT 2018 WAKE COUNTY ELECTION DATES

  • September 7 – First day absentee ballots are mailed to voters

  • October 12 - is the last day to register to vote.

  • Ocober 17 – Early Voting begins.

  • October 30 – Last day to submit an absentee ballot request

  • November 3 – Last day for Early Voting

  • November 6 – ELECTION DAY


Wake County Early Voting will take place at the following venues

(Alternative venue - See below for the Wake County Board of Elections venue)

Chavis Community Center
505 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Raleigh

Knightdale Recreation Center
101 Lawson Ridge Rd., Knightdale

NCSU Talley Student Union
2610 Cates Ave., Raleigh

Optimist Community Center
5900 Whittier Dr., Raleigh

Apex Community Center
53 Hunter St., Apex

Herbert C. Young Community Center
101 Wilkinson Ave., Cary

Wake Lynn Community Center
7921 Ray Rd., Raleigh

Wake Northern Regional Center
350 E. Holding Ave., Wake Forest

Wake Tech Community College South
Campus Physical Education Building
9101 Fayetteville Rd., Raleigh

 

Wake County Early Voting will be available every day from October 17 through November 3 following the schedule listed below:

7:00 am to 7:00 pm
7:00 am to 7:00 pm
7:00 am to 7:00 pm
7:00 am to 7:00 pm
7:00 am to 7:00 pm
8:00 am to 1:00 pm
1:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Monday            
Tuesday              
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday                 
Saturday
Sunday


Alternative Venue
Wake County Board of Elections
337 S. Salisbury St., Raleigh

8:30 am to 5:15 pm
8:30 am to 5:15 pm
8:30 am to 5:15 pm
8:30 am to 5:15 pm
8:30 am to 5:15 pm
CLOSED (except for November 3 from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm)
CLOSED

Monday           
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday                 
Saturday

Sunday


click below for INFORMATION concerning CANDIDATES listed on your ballot


Televised Candidate Forums

The League of women Voters was part of a coalition that sponsored a series of candidate forums for Wake Board of Education seats and Wake Board of Commissioners.


Board of Education Eastern Wake (Districts 1 & 3) forum

October 4, 2018

Watch the candidate forum for Wake Board of Education Eastern Wake districts 1 and 3 held on October 4, 2018. The forum was recorded and broadcast by East Wake TV. The League of women Voters was part of a coalition that sponsored the forum on October 4, 2018. Watch it here and remember to vote on November 6, 2018!


Wake County Board of Commissioners candidate forum

October 16, 2018

The League of Women Voters of Wake County co-sponsored a candidate forum for the Wake County Board of Commissioners on October 16, 2018. The forum was moderated by WRAL’s Gerald Owens and livestreamed by WRAL. Watch the the entire forum here and remember to vote on November 6, 2018!


Wake County Board of Education School Forum (Districts 5 & 8)

October 17. 2018

The League of Women Voters of Wake County co-sponsored a candidate forum for the Wake County Board of Education districts 5 and 8 on October 17, 2018. The forum was moderated by WRAL’s Brad Johansen and livestreamed by WRAL. Watch the the entire forum here and remember to vote on November 6, 2018!