North Carolina is a closed primary state. When you register, you will be asked to declare your party affiliation. You may register in one of the following ways:
May vote in Democratic primaries and all non-partisan, bond, referenda, special, and general elections.
May vote in all Libertarian primaries non-partisan, bond, referenda, special, and general elections.
May vote in Republican primaries and all non-partisan, bond, referenda, special, and general elections.
Unaffiliated voters may choose to participate in any recognized party's partisan primary, or request a non-partisan ballot. However, you must choose only one party's primary. Participating in a partisan primary will not affect your status as an unaffiliated voter. If you request a non-partisan ballot, you will only vote for those contests that are non-partisan (i.e. judicial contests, referenda, etc.
To vote in all Local, State and National Elections, a person must be registered at least 25 DAYS PRIOR to the Election.
For further information regarding voter registration, elections, and voting in Union County, call the Elections Office at 283-3809.