Voting

General Election Day is November 8!

Check back for additional information on mail and early voting or see the Dare County Board of Elections Election Information page.

Find your Election Day polling location below:

Precinct/Polling Place Location Address
Avon – Avon Fire Station

40159 Harbor Road, Avon, NC 27915
Buxton – Cape Hatteras Secondary School: Auditorium48576 NC Hwy. 12, Buxton, NC 27920
Chicamacomico – Community Building: Rodanthe23646 NC Hwy 12, Rodanthe, NC 27969
Colington – First Flight Middle School – Gym109 Veterans Dr, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948
Duck – Duck Town Hall1200 Duck Road, Duck, NC 27949
East Lake – East Lake Community Building16674 US Highway 64, East Lake, NC 27953
Frisco – Cape Hatteras Secondary School: Auditorium48576 NC Highway 12, Frisco, NC 27936
Hatteras – Hatteras Civic Center56658 NC Highway 12, Hatteras, NC 27943
Kill Devil Hills – First Flight Middle School: Gym 109 Veterans Drive, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948
Kitty Hawk – Kitty Hawk Town Hall101 Veterans Memorial Drive, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949
Manteo – Manteo High School: Gym829 Wingina Ave, Manteo, NC 27954
Manns Harbor – Manns Harbor Community Building6657 US Highway 64/264, Manns Harbor, NC 27953
Nags Head- Nags Head Elementary School3100 S. Wrightsville Ave., Nags Head, NC 27959
Southern Shores – Kitty Hawk Elementary School: Gym16 S. Dogwood Trl., Kitty Hawk NC 27949
Stumpy Point Community Building251 Bayview Drive, Stumpy Point, NC 27978
Wanchese – Wanchese Community Building295 Old Schoolhouse Road, Wanchese, NC 27981

VOTER REGISTRATION

You may register to vote in Dare County if you are:
  • A citizen of the United States; and
  • 18 years of age or older by the election date; and
  • A legal resident of Dare County for 30 days by the date of the next election.
Registration is easy. Just complete the NC Voter Registration Application and return it to the Dare County Board of Elections office. You may drop-off the form during normal business hours or send it by mail. Addresses for both options are shown below.

DARE COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE

Phone: 252-475-5630
Fax: 252-475-1223

Physical location:
954 Marshall C. Collins Drive
Manteo, NC 27954
Business hours:
Monday–Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Mailing address:
P.O. Box 1000
Manteo, NC 27954

Email:
DARE.boe@ncsbe.gov

The Voter Registration Application is also available at the following locations:

  • North Carolina Board of Elections website
  • Dare County Board of Elections office
  • Dare County public libraries
  • DMV
  • Town hall offices
  • Various public assistance agencies.

The application form must be postmarked or delivered 25 days before the date of an election.


Transportation to Vote

Each and every vote matters. So, if getting to your polling place poses a problem, call us at 252-219-0074, and one of our volunteers will get you there.

We Need Your Help! Sign Up to be an Early Voting Poll Greeter Here:

The dates below are the Dare County early voting schedule for the 2022 Primary Election. Gather all of your friends and family and vote this year, you can tell how important it is for everyone to participate in elections.

Early Voting for the 2022 Primary Election

The early voting period for the 2022 statewide primary begins Thursday, April 28, 2022, and ends at 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 14, 2022. Registered voters or eligible individuals in North Carolina may cast an absentee ballot in person during this time. This period is sometimes called “one-stop early voting.” Early voting for the May 17, 2022 Primary Election will be conducted at the following polling locations:
  • Dare County Administration Building – 954 Marshall C. Collins Dr., Manteo, NC 27952
  • Kill Devil Hills Town Hall, 102 Town Hall Drive, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948
  • Fessenden Center Annex, 47017 Buxton Back Road, Buxton, NC 27920
The hours of operation for all early voting polling sites are as follows:
  • Thursday, April 28, 2022- Friday, April 29, 2022 – 8:00 AM – 7:30 PM
  • Monday, May 2, 2022 – Friday, May 6, 2022 – 8:00 AM – 7:30 PM
  • Monday, May 9, 2022 – Friday, May 13, 2022 – 8:00 AM – 7:30 PM
  • Saturday, May 14, 2022 – 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM
During early voting, voters may cast a ballot at any early voting site in their county, and would-be voters may same-day register and vote. This is different than Election Day, where registered voters must vote at their assigned polling place.

Absentee Voting

If you will be away from your polling place or otherwise indisposed on election day, you can still vote by using an absentee ballot.

First, download and complete the North Carolina Absentee Ballot Request Form.

Then mail, fax, email, or deliver the form in person to the Dare County Board of Elections Administrative Office by 5:00 p.m. on the Tuesday before election day.

Election Day in Dare County

Election Day for Dare County is November 3rd, 2020. Go vote from 6:30am to 7:30pmSearch For Your Polling Location Here!

Dare County Election Day Polling Locations

Precinct/Polling Place Location Address
Avon – Avon Fire Station

40159 Harbor Road, Avon, NC 27915
Buxton – Cape Hatteras Secondary School: Auditorium48576 NC Hwy. 12, Buxton, NC 27920
Chicamacomico – Community Building: Rodanthe23646 NC Hwy 12, Rodanthe, NC 27969
Colington – First Flight Middle School – Gym109 Veterans Dr, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948
Duck – Duck Town Hall1200 Duck Road, Duck, NC 27949
East Lake – East Lake Community Building16674 US Highway 64, East Lake, NC 27953
Frisco – Cape Hatteras Secondary School: Auditorium48576 NC Highway 12, Frisco, NC 27936
Hatteras – Hatteras Civic Center56658 NC Highway 12, Hatteras, NC 27943
Kill Devil Hills – First Flight Middle School: Gym 109 Veterans Drive, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948
Kitty Hawk – Kitty Hawk Town Hall101 Veterans Memorial Drive, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949
Manteo – Manteo High School: Gym829 Wingina Ave, Manteo, NC 27954
Manns Harbor – Manns Harbor Community Building6657 US Highway 64/264, Manns Harbor, NC 27953
Nags Head- Nags Head Elementary School3100 S. Wrightsville Ave., Nags Head, NC 27959
Southern Shores – Kitty Hawk Elementary School: Gym16 S. Dogwood Trl., Kitty Hawk NC 27949
Stumpy Point Community Building251 Bayview Drive, Stumpy Point, NC 27978
Wanchese – Wanchese Community Building295 Old Schoolhouse Road, Wanchese, NC 27981

Sign Up to Be a Poll Greeter On Election Day Here: