Voter Information

Dates to Remember

February 9, 2024

Voter Registration Deadline

You need to be registered to vote by 5 PM on February 9th in order to vote in the primary election!

February 15, 2024

One-Stop Early Voting Begins

Don't leave your vote to the last minute — voting early in-person for Nida is easy! Check the Durham County Board of Elections website for more info on locations where you can vote early.

February 27, 2024

Absentee Ballot Request Deadline

If you're planning to vote absentee in the 2024 primary, you must request your absentee ballot by 5 PM on February 27th!

March 2, 2024

One-Stop Early Voting Ends

If you're planning to vote early in-person in the 2024 primary, early voting closes at 3 PM on March 2nd, 2024.

March 5, 2024

Absentee Ballot Return Deadline

In order for your ballot to count for the 2024 primary election, your ballot must be returned to the board of elections or postmarked by 7:30 PM on March 5th!

March 5, 2024

NC Primary Election Day

If you haven't voted early or absentee, head out to your polling place on March 5th, 2024 to cast your vote for Nida Allam for Durham County Commissioner!

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I check my voter registration?

You can check your voter registration by looking up your name on the North Carolina Board of Elections website at

How can I update my voter registration or register to vote for the first time?

The easiest way to update your voter registration or register for the first time is to use the NC DMV's online portal, which can be accessed at However, you can also register by mailing a voter registration application to your county's Board of Elections or in-person during early voting. Learn more about registering to vote at

Do I need a photo ID to vote in North Carolina?

As of the 2023 elections, photo ID is required to vote in North Carolina elections. You can learn more about what kinds of IDs will be accepted for voting, what exceptions are allowed, and how to get a free photo ID card at

Do I have to be registered as a Democrat to vote for Nida Allam in the primary?

The Durham County Commissioner race uses a non-partisan, jungle primary system where the top 5 candidates, regardless of party, advance to the general election. That means that any voter registered in Durham County will be eligible to vote in the primary and can vote for Nida.

How can I vote for Nida if I know I won't be able to vote on Election Day?

Primary election day is March 5th, 2024! If you know that you won't be able to make it to the polls on that date, or if you just want to get voting out of the way, North Carolina offers two ways of voting absentee. You can vote absentee-by-mail by requesting a mail-in ballot beginning in January, or you can vote early in-person at any of a number of early voting sites between Thursday, February 15th and 3 PM on March 2nd. You can learn more about voting absentee-by-mail at and voting early in-person at

Where can I learn more about voting in the 2024 primary election?

The North Carolina State Board of Elections has a non-partisan resources page available at They'll be updating it with more information as we get closer to Election Day.