If you want to have a say in the November general election, the deadline to register is Friday.
Here are a few things to know about registration.
Who is eligible to vote?
A U.S. citizen, who is at least 18-years-old, who has their rights of citizenship. Any residents of Onslow County must have been so at least 30 days before an election. The 2016 general election falls on Nov. 8, so to register in Onslow County, a person must have been an Onslow County resident since Oct. 9.
How do I register?
You can register in person at the Board of Elections Office, 4024 Richlands Hwy. in Jacksonville, any Onslow County Public Library, and the Department of Motor Vehicles. You can also register by mail by picking up a voter registration form at any library, town hall, or the elections office. Bring a current and valid photo ID or a document that shows the voter’s name and address An Onslow County voter registration will allow you to vote in national, state and local elections.
When do I register by?
Voter registration for the 2016 general election ends on Oct. 14.
What happens after I register?
After the Onslow County Board of Elections receives your registration, they will process it and you’ll receive “a card with your voting information,” including where you go to vote and what party you registered with.
For more information about voter registration, visit OnslowCountyNC.gov/Elections.