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Election Calendar

2020 Elections


PRESIDENTIAL PREFERENCE PRIMARY
Absentee-by-Mail beginsMon, Jan 13
Registration Deadline (Books Close)Fri, Feb 7, 5pm
One-Stop Early Voting BeginsThur, Feb 13, 8am
Last Day to Request Absentee-by-Mail BallotTue, Feb 25, 5pm
One-Stop Early Voting EndsSat, Feb 29, 3pm

Presidential Preference Primary

List of Precincts with directions

Tue, Mar 3, 6:30am-7:30pm
Canvass of PrimaryFri, Mar 13, 11am

2020 General Election
Absentee-by-Mail beginsFri, Sep 4
Registration Deadline (Books Close)Fri, Oct 9, 5pm
One-Stop Early Voting BeginsThur, Oct 15
Last day to request an absentee ballot by mailTue, Oct 27, 5pm
One-Stop Early Voting EndsSat, Oct 31, 3pm

Election Day

List of Precincts with directions

Tue, Nov 3, 6:30am - 7:30pm
Canvass of ElectionFri, Nov 13, 11am

Dates are Subject to Change. Updated 12/31/2019

Printable 2020 Elections Calendar

January 2020

Jan 13Absentee-by-Mail Voting Begins
Jan 20Office Closed - Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday

February 2020

Feb 7Voter Registration Deadline (Books Close)
Feb 13One-Stop Begins
Feb 25, 5pmDeadline to request Absentee-by-Mail ballot
Feb 29, 3pmOne-Stop Ends

March 2020
Mar 3, 6:30am - 7:30pmPresidential Primary
Mar 13County Canvass

April 2020
Apr 10Office Closed - Good Friday
Apr 21 (if needed)Second Primary if runoff does NOT include a Federal race

May 2020
May 12 (if needed)Second Primary if runoff INCLUDES a Federal race
May 25Office Closed - Memorial Day

June 2020
Jun 1, noonFiling begins for Catawba County School Board
Jun 8, noonFiling begins for Soil and Water Conservation District Supervisors

July 2020
Friday, Jul 3Office Closed - Independence Day
Thursday, Jul 6, noonFiling ends for School Board and Soil & Water Conservation

August 2020
(nothing scheduled at this time)

September 2020
Sep 4Absentee-by-Mail ballots available to send out
Sep 7Office Closed - Labor Day

October 2020
Oct 9, 5pmBooks Close - Deadline to register and vote on election day Nov 3rd
Oct 15One-Stop early voting begins for registered voters and residents wishing to register and vote.
Residents may go to any of the One-Stop locations.
Oct 27, 5pmLast day to request an Absentee-by-Mail ballot
Oct 31, 3pmOne-Stop early voting ends

November 2020
Nov 3, 5pmDeadline for Absentee-by-Mail (returned to office by hand -or- postmarked)
Nov 3, 6:30am-7:30pmGeneral Election - registered voters must vote at their assigned precinct's polling location
Nov 13, 11amCounty Canvass
Nov 26-27Office Closed - Thanksgiving

December 2020
Dec 23-25Office Closed - Christmas

Dates are subject to Change. Updated 12/31/2019


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