Voter Registration Information

The following is information necessary to register to vote in Hertford County and the State of North Carolina



*  You must only register to vote in the County where you reside.

*  You must be a US citizen by birth or naturalization.

*  You must be 18 years of age by the next general election.

*  If you have been convicted of a felony, your rights of citizenship must be restored.


You Need To Complete a Voter Registration Application If:

*  You have not previously registered in Hertford County;

*  You have had your Hertford County registration cancelled because you registered in another county or state;

*  You have had your voter registration cancelled because you were convicted of a felony and your citizenship rights have now been restored;

*  You have been placed in an inactive voter registration file;

*  You have moved within Hertford County since you registered;

*  You have changed your name;

*  You wish to change your party affiliation.


Registration Deadline:

*  If mailed, the Voter Registration Application/Update Form must be postmarked at least 25 days before the election, or;

*  Delivered to the Board of Elections Office no later than 5:00 PM on the 25th day before the election.


Party Affiliation:

You may register to vote with any political party recognized in the State of North Carolina.  You may also register unaffiliated.  If you do not declare a party on the application form, you will be registered unaffiliated.  If authorized by the party, unaffiliated voters may vote in the party primary of their choice.