When do I need to update my voter registration in the state of North Carolina?

In the state of North Carolina, you must update your voter registration information if you move or change your name, which you can do by completing a new voter registration form. The updated form must be submitted in person, by fax, or by mail to your local county board of elections office. If you have moved within your same county, you can also change your address on your voter identification card, or by sending a signed letter to your county board of elections office. However, if you move to a new North Carolina county, you must complete a new voter registration form and submit it to your new local county board of elections office.

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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