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Rock the Vote!

Today is voting day for the primary election, so it’s time to rock the vote! Your ballot will either be one for voting on the Democratic Party or Republican Party candidates. You must already be registered to vote as today is voting day. Need help with figuring out how to know who your candidates are, decide on who to vote for, places to learn candidate stance? Here are the details on how to rock the vote in Mecklenburg County!

NC Voter lookup (tells you election-day voting location, various jurisdictions, and sample ballot so you know who to look up on voter guide or websites) Lookup Your Voter Details in NC
Ballotipedia (asks candidates to rank the issues, and is a non-partisan look at the candidates) View information on the candidates)
Charlotte Voter Guide (tells you candidates, platforms can be a bit stump-speech-like, but with common candidate questions including bonds, which can be tricky to know pros & cons because of vague language.) View the PDF voter guide

Step 1 Get your sample ballot (and print if possible)- Get Your Sample Ballot & Polling Place

Step 2 Do research on the candidates running for office, amendments, bonds in your district. The names and descriptions of some amendments and bonds may be misleading and not take into account unintended consequences. qcitymetro.com

Step 3 Know the individuals that you would like to vote for by name.

Step 4 Identify your voting polling place above.

Step 5 Visit your polling place and vote!

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