The State of North Carolina will conduct two special primary elections to fill vacancies in the 3rd and 9th Congressional Districts.
The special primary election in the 3rd Congressional District will be held on April 30, 2019. This District includes all or part of Beaufort, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Craven, Currituck, Dare, Greene, Hyde, Jones, Lenoir, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Pitt, and Tyrrell counties.
The special primary election in the 9th Congressional District will be held on May 14, 2019. This District includes all or part of Anson, Bladen, Cumberland, Mecklenburg, Richmond, Robeson, Scotland and Union counties.
Service members, eligible family members and overseas citizens who are residents of North Carolina’s 3rd or 9th Congressional districts, should register and request an absentee ballot today at FVAP.gov using the Federal Post Card Application (FPCA). Complete, sign and send the FPCA to your election office.
To access the FPCA, you can:
- Use the FPCA online assistant (fvap.gov/r3/fpca/state?state=NC); or
- Complete the fillable PDF version (fvap.gov/uploads/FVAP/Forms/fpca.pdf); or
- Pick up a hardcopy version from your Voting Assistance Officer or nearest U.S. Embassy or Consular Office
Be sure to double-check that your contact information is accurate in case your election office needs to reach you to ensure you receive your ballot.
Detailed instructions and county contact information is available at (fvap.gov/north-carolina).
Deadlines for the 3rd Congressional District Special Primary Election:
- Voter Registration: April 29, 2019, 5:00 PM ET
- Ballot Request: April 29, 2019, 5:00 PM ET
- Ballot Return via Email/Online or Fax: 7:30 PM ET on April 30, 2019
- Ballot Return via Mail: Sent by April 30, 2019 and received by 5:00 PM ET on May 9, 2019
Deadlines for the 9th Congressional District Special Primary Election:
- Voter Registration: May 13, 2019, 5:00 PM ET
- Ballot Request May 13, 2019, 5:00 PM ET
- Ballot Return via Email/Online or Fax: 7:30 PM ET on May 14, 2019
- Ballot Return via Mail: Sent by May 14, 2019 and received by 5:00 PM ET on May 23, 2019
If you have not received your requested State ballot 30 days before the election, use the backup ballot, or Federal Write-In Absentee Ballot (FWAB). It’s available at fvap.gov/r3/fwab/state?state=NC via an online assistant that provides you with the candidate list. You may also fill out the fillable PDF (fvap.gov/uploads/FVAP/Forms/fwab.pdf) or pick up a hardcopy version from your Voting Assistance Officer or nearest U.S. Embassy or Consulate. If you receive your State ballot after submitting the FWAB, you should still complete and return it, as well. Only one ballot per person will be counted.
**You are receiving this notice as your military personnel records indicate you are a resident of this State. Pursuant to federal law, you will receive these notices for each upcoming federal election in your State. Help spread the word by passing this information on to your spouse and voting-age family members.
If you’d like more information on the Federal Voting Assistance Program or need help with the absentee voting process, please go to FVAP.gov or call FVAP at 703-588-1584 (toll free 1-800-438-VOTE or DSN 425-1584) or email (email@example.com).