The deadline to register to vote in this State is 25 days before the day of the election. Forms that are received by the Buncombe County Board of Elections office or postmarked by the deadline are accepted as valid applications for the upcoming election. Also, agency and DMV voter registration transactions that are completed by the deadline are accepted as valid for the upcoming election. Applicants will be notified by the Buncombe County Board of Elections of their precinct and polling place assignments.
In NC, you can also register and vote during the One-Stop Registration and Absentee Voting period, which begins 19 days before the election and runs until the last Saturday before the election.