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
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
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 https://www.ncdot.gov/dmv/offices-services/online/Pages/voter-registration-application.aspx. 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 https://www.ncsbe.gov/registering/how-register.
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 https://www.ncsbe.gov/voting/voter-id.
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.
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 https://www.ncsbe.gov/voting/vote-mail and voting early in-person at https://www.ncsbe.gov/voting/vote-early-person.
The North Carolina State Board of Elections has a non-partisan resources page available at https://www.ncsbe.gov/voting/upcoming-election. They'll be updating it with more information as we get closer to Election Day.