The Harnett County Board of Elections would like to make the County’s residents aware of the following information related to the upcoming May 8, 2018 Primary Election.
A primary election will be held on May 8, 2018. Polls will open at 6:30 a.m. and will close at 7:30 p.m.
Early Voting Times and Locations
One-stop early voting will begin Thursday, April 19 and will end Saturday, May 5 at 1 p.m. During this time, early voting will be available at the following times and locations:
Voters will receive a primary ballot that corresponds to their party affiliation; however, unaffiliated voters may select a primary ballot for either party.
Even if a race will be contested in the general election, only those races with a contested primary will appear on the primary ballot. Because there are no contested Libertarian primary races in Harnett County, there are no Libertarian primary ballots.
Registration and Absentee Voting Deadlines
The deadline to register to vote or update existing registration information to be effective for the May 8 Primary Election is Friday, April 13 at 5 p.m., however voters may register or update registration information during one-stop early voting.
The deadline to request a civilian absentee ballot by mail for the 2018 Primary Election is Tuesday, May 1 at 5 p.m. Completed absentee ballots must be returned to the Harnett County Board of Elections by 5 p.m. on Election Day.
To look up your voter registration information including party affiliation, polling location and districts, and to view sample ballots for the upcoming Primary Election, go to https://vt.ncsbe.gov/RegLkup/.
For more information, go to www.harnett.org/elections or contact the Harnett County Board of Elections at (910) 893-7553.