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Campaign Finance Reports 2016


Future Voter ID Requirements in NC






MARCH 15, 2016

6:30 AM - 7:30 PM

The Presidential Preference Primary will be held on Tuesday, March 15, 2016.  This Primary will include Federal, State and Local races.

Filing for State and Local races will begin on Tuesday, December 1, 2015 at 12:00 Noon and will end on Monday, December 21, 2015 at 12:00 Noon.

 One-Stop Absentee Voting for the Presidential Preference Primary  will begin on Thursday, March 3, 2016  at the Early Voting sites at the Lee County Board of Elections office at 225 S. Steele St , Sanford, NC  and the McSwain Agricultural Center, 2420 Tramway Road, Sanford, NC and will end on Saturday, March 12, 2016 at 1:00 p.m.

Hour of Voting Early One Stop

Thursday 3/3 and Friday 3/4 - 8:00am to 7:00 pm

Saturday 3/5 - 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

Monday 3/7 through Friday 3/11 - 8:00 am to 7:00 pm

Saturday 3/12 - 8:00 am to 1:00 pm


 The registration books will close on Friday, February 19, 2016. 

Eligible individuals may register and vote during the one-stop early voting period.  This "same-day registration" is the subject of ongoing litigation in federal court.  Please check back to this website for updates.

Voters who appear on Election Day in the correct county but in the improper precinct may cast a provisional ballot that will be counted for all contests in which the voter was eligible to participate.  This "out-of-precinct voting" option is the subject of ongoing litigation in federal court.  Please check back to this website for updates.

All new registrations and party changes must be made by Friday ,February 19, 2016.  Name changes and address changes can be made at One Stop sites.

Election Results (will be updated on Election Night) 


  • PresidentialPreference Primary Election 2016

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Kids Voting (Includes Local Candidate Photos)




Exercise Your Right to Vote on November 4, 2014

Meet the Board of Elections



Courthouse Annex
225 South Steele Street
Sanford, NC 27330

Phone 919-718-4646

Fax 919-718-4629




Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

Meet the Board of Elections