North Carolina's Primary Election: What You Need to Know

Where do you go to vote?

Registered voters can look up their polling places. If you live in NC, you can find your polling place here.

The new voting machines use touchscreens, print out a ticket and your bar code is scanned to count your vote. The machines may look a little different, but election officials say they haven't had any problems yet. 

The majority of polls will be open from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. in North Carolina.

Who's on the ballot?

The following Democratic candidates for president are still running active campaigns:

Who all votes on Super Tuesday?

Fifteen jurisdictions hold primary events on Super Tuesday this year. The states are: 

  • Alabama
  • American Samoa
  • Arkansas
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Maine
  • Massachusetts
  • Minnesota
  • North Carolina
  • Oklahoma
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Utah
  • Vermont
  • Virginia

What happens next?

In order to win on the first ballot at the convention, a democratic candidate would need 1,991 delegates. 

With multiple primaries and caucuses now over, Super Tuesday could potentially be telling for which candidates will stay in the race and which will bow out. Democratic delegates will pick their party's nominee for president in Milwaukee at the conclusion of the Democratic National Convention on July 16.

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