Ensuring Integrity For Local Democracy
To Preserve and Promote the Election Process for Citizens of Lee County
FILING FOR THE PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY WILL BEGIN AT 12:00 NOON ON TUESDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2015.
FILING WILL END AT 12:00 NOON ON MONDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2015.
VOTING HOURS ON
PRESIDENTIAL PREFERENCE PRIMARY
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, Tramway Road, Sanford, NC and will end on Saturday, March 12, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. 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)
2016 Presidential Preference Primary Candidates
PresidentialPreference Primary Election 2016
UOCAVA/UMOVA NOTICE - Presidential Preference Primary
Kids Voting (Includes Local Candidate Photos)