Deadline approaching to register for May 8 primary
FROM STAFF REPORTS
Friday is the last day to register to vote and change your party affiliation for the May 8 primary elections.
In North Carolina, voters can only vote in the primary they are affiliated with. Unaffiliated voters can choose which party ballot they want to vote.
Early voting begins on April 19.
There are five races on the ballot:
Iredell County Commission (Republican primary)
Vote for three candidates
U.S. House of Representatives, 10th District (Republican primary)
Albert Lee Wiley Jr.
U.S. House of Representatives, 13th District (Democratic primary)
N.C. Senate, 34th District (Democratic primary)
N.C. Senate, 34th District (Republican primary)
Here are important dates for the May primary:
March 19: Absentee Voting By-Mail Begins
April 13: Voter Registration & Party Change Deadline
April 19: One-Stop Early Voting Begins
May 1: Last day to request an absent by mail ballot
May 5: One Stop Voting Ends
May 8: Election Day (voting at polling places from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.