Qualifications to Register to Vote in Brunswick County
To register to vote in Brunswick County, you must:
- Be a citizen of the United States
- Be a resident of Brunswick County, North Carolina, for 30 days before the election in which you intend to vote.
- Be 18 years of age or older by next general election day
- Not be serving a sentence for a felony conviction, including probation, parole, or post-release supervision. However, you may register and vote if you are serving an extended term of probation, post-release supervision, or parole, you have outstanding fines, fees, or restitution, and you do not know of another reason that your probation, post-release supervision, or parole was extended.
The voter registration deadline is 25 days before an election.
For the general election, the deadline is Friday, October 14.
Register to Vote Online Through the DMV
If you are a DMV customer with a N.C. driver’s license or DMV-issued ID, you may now register to vote or change certain parts of your registration online. You may use this service to register, update your address, and update your party affiliation. You may not change your name.
Print a Voter Registration Form
Complete the voter registration form and return it to our office.
For new registrants, the original form is needed.
For any other changes of information, the form can be returned by email or fax.
Same Day Registration
If a Brunswick County resident misses the voter registration deadline, they may go to any one-stop early voting site to register and vote the same day. The individual will be required to provide acceptable proof of residence before they can become registered. The Notice to Same Day Registrants (PDF) provides more details, including a list of acceptable proof of residence documents. Same day registration is only available during One-Stop early voting; it is not available on election day.