Absentee voting allows voters who are registered to vote prior to Election Day.
There are three types of absentee ballots available:
- Absentee Voting By Mail
Any North Carolina registered voter may request, receive, and vote a mail-in absentee ballot. No special circumstance or reason is needed. Registered voters in North Carolina must request an absentee ballot with an official N.C. Absentee Request Form. There are two ways to access and submit the form:
1. Online using the N.C. Absentee Ballot Portal
2. On Paper with the English N.C. Absentee Ballot Request Form (Fillable) or the English N.C. Absentee Request Form (Printable) version, and mail it to PO Box 1565, Raeford, NC 28376 or drop it off in person at the Board of Elections office located at 227 N. Main Street, Raeford, NC 28376.
- Military / Overseas Voting
For military members / dependents and U.S. citizens living away from there state of residency may make a request under the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act (UOCAVA). If you are active military, the spouse or dependent of an active military service member or you are a US Citizen outside of the United States, you may use the N.C. Absentee Ballot Portal- Option 2, to request your absentee ballot.
- One-Stop Absentee Voting or Early Voting
Hoke County has two early voting sites available to all registered voters of the county. For Early Voting Times and Locations, click the Important Election Information tab on the left.
For more information, visit the North Carolina State Board of Elections website or contact the Hoke County Board of Elections Office.