Pender County releases schedule for One-Stop Early Voting ahead of 2020 General Elections

Pender County releases schedule for One-Stop Early Voting ahead of 2020 General Elections
The Pender County Board of Elections has finalized dates, times and locations for one-stop early voting ahead of the November 2020 General Elections. (Source: WMC Action News 5)

BURGAW, N.C. (WECT) - The Pender County Board of Elections has approved a One-Stop Early Voting schedule ahead of the November 2020 General Elections. Early voting will begin on Thursday, October 15 and run through Saturday, October 31. There will be five weekend days included in the schedule.

Here are the scheduled dates and times when early voting will be available:

  • Thursday, October 15 & Friday, October 16 7:30 AM – 7:30 PM
  • Saturday, October 17 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Sunday, October 18 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Monday, October 19 thru Friday, October 23 7:30 AM – 7:30 PM
  • Saturday, October 24 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Sunday, October 25 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Monday, October 26 thru Friday, October 30 7:30 AM – 7:30 PM
  • Saturday, October 31 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM

There will be five remote locations where voters can cast ballots prior to election day, which is November 3. They include:

  • Cooperative Extension Auditorium, 801 S. Walker Street, Burgaw, NC
  • Cape Fear Community College, 621 NC Hwy 210 E, Hampstead, NC
  • Pender County Annex, 15060 US Hwy 17, Hampstead, NC
  • Long Creek Vol. Fire Department, 227 Scott Road, Rocky Point, NC
  • Shiloh Volunteer Fire Department, 19170 US Hwy 421, Willard, NC 28478

“One-Stop means a resident may register and vote in the same visit,” Susan Williams, Director of the Pender County Board of Elections said in a news release. She also addressed questions regarding absentee by mail ballot requests. “Voters who requested an absentee ballot by mail may complete their ballot, seal it in the provided return envelope, sign and have witness sign as required. The voter may mail the ballot, return it in person to the office, or take the sealed ballot to any Early Voting Site. Absentee-by-mail ballots may NOT be returned to any voting site on Election Day.”

For more information regarding elections in Pender County, click here.

The State Board of Elections has published a Q & A document with information for citizens interested in voting by mail. You can find the information by clicking here.

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