Nov 7, 2023 - News

Your guide to Election Day 2023 in the Triangle

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Much of the Triangle has the opportunity today to choose local elected officials who will determine our cities' futures.

Driving the news: Some voters in the following municipalities within Wake, Orange or Durham counties will cast a ballot for the following elections:

  • Angier (Two commissioner seats, mayor)
  • Apex (Two council seats, mayor)
  • Cary (One council seat, in District D)
  • Carrboro (Three council seats, mayor)
  • Chapel Hill (Four council seats, mayor)
  • Durham (Three council seats, mayor)
  • Fuquay-Varina (Four commissioner seats, mayor, Parks and Recreation Bond)
  • Garner (Three council seats, mayor)
  • Hillsborough (Three commissioner seats, mayor)
  • Holly Springs (Three council seats, Parks and Recreation Bond)
  • Knightdale (Two council seats, mayor)
  • Mebane (Two council seats, mayor)
  • Morrisville (Three council seats)
  • Rolesville (Two commissioner seats, mayor)
  • Wake Forest (Three commissioner seats)
  • Wendell (Two commissioner seats, mayor, bonds for parks and recreation facilities and transportation)
  • Zebulon (Three commissioner seats)

Of note: Four seats are also up for grabs on the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools Board of Education.

Be smart: To find out what races you're eligible to vote in, search your voter registration on the State Board of Elections website (under "Your Jurisdictions") and view a sample ballot (Under "Your Sample Ballot").

  • You can find your Election Day voting site under "Your Voting Locations."
  • Polls are open from 6:30am to 7:30pm. As long as you're in line by 7:30pm, you can vote.

What's new: Voter ID is now required to vote. Check this list for what types of Photo IDs are acceptable.


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