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  • Military/Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting
    Uniformed service members (and their eligible dependents), as well as U.S. citizens living outside of the United States, may request an absentee ballot under the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act (UOCAVA). This federal act and corresponding laws in…
    Absentee-by-mail voting is fairly self-explanatory. A voter fills out a request form for an absentee ballot, then mails it to their county board of elections. The BOE will process the form and mail the voter a ballot, which the voter…
    One-stop absentee voting (commonly known as "early voting") allows any registered voter to cast an absentee ballot in person on select days prior to Election Day. Unlike on Election Day, when registered voters can only vote at their specific precinct,…
  • New location for Dare Planning and Environmental Health Offices
    The Dare County Planning and Environmental Health offices currently located at the corner of North Croatan Highway and Walker Street in Kill Devil Hills are moving to a new location in Nags Head. The last day these offices will be…
  • The Oracle of Oregon Inlet
    Harry Schiffman honored for decades of fighting for Dare's watermenOn the cusp of a long-awaited breakthrough in securing the navigability of Oregon and Hatteras Inlets, Wanchese resident Harry Schiffman pondered the decades-long quest to achieve that goal.
  • Where to vote on Election Day Nov. 6, 2018
    Precincts/Polling Places are open from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. on election day
  • In the NC 1 Senate race, a study in contrasts
    Steinburg and Phelps vie in redrawn district