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Registration Guidelines & Procedures

You may register to vote in Wilson County if you are:

  • A citizen of the United States
  • 18 years of age or older
  • A resident of Wilson County for 30 days by the date of the next election
  • A person convicted of a felony when citizenship rights have been restored

You need to complete a voter registration application only if you:

  • Have not previously registered in Wilson County
  • Have changed your name
  • Wish to change your party affiliation
  • Have been placed in an inactive voter registration file
  • Have moved within Wilson County since you registered. You must change your address prior to the registration deadline (25 days before each election)

Deadline

  • Mailed application forms must be postmarked 25 days prior to the election
  • If hand-delivered, application forms must be received by the Board of Elections no later than 5:00 pm on the 25th day prior to the election

Application Form Pick-Up Locations

  • Public assistance agencies
  • Most Town Halls
  • Agencies serving persons with disabilities
  • DMV (when involved in DMV business)

Also in Wilson County:

Board of Elections Office
112 Douglas St. E.
Wilson, NC
(Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm)

Public Library
249 W. Nash St.
Wilson, NC