2022 Early Voting at Talley Student Union
Whether this is your first time voting, or you need to update your voter registration, or you've voted in the past, this page has all the essential information you need to know to early vote at Talley Student Union.
Where to vote in Talley Student Union
The Talley Student Union Voter entrance is the exterior door of Talley by the Tech Tower elevator facing the Reynolds/Talley Bus Loop. Look for “Voter Entrance” signs that direct voters up the stairwell to the voting enclosure. The Tech Tower elevator is the ADA accessible voter entrance. See image below:
Dates and Hours of Operation for Early Voting
|October 20 – Nov. 5, 2022||M-F | 8 a.m.-7:30 p.m.|
Sat. | 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
Sun. | 1-6 p.m.
|Early voting period|
|Saturday, Nov. 5, 2022||8 a.m.-3 p.m.||Final early voting day (extended Saturday Hours)|
|Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022||6:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.||Election Day (Talley is not an Election Day Site)|
|Nov 18, 2022||11 a.m.||Canvass Date*|
Requirements to register and vote in the upcoming election:
- You are a citizen of the United States of America.
- Be at least 18 years old on November 8th, 2022.
- Live in the county where you are registering, and have resided there for at least 30 days prior to November 8th, 2022
- Not be in jail or prison for a felony conviction.
Out-of-State and Non-Local Students
Consider registering and voting in Wake County! If you’re an out-of-state student OR not currently registered to vote in Wake County while attending NC State, we encourage you to consider registering to vote and participating in local, statewide, and general elections in North Carolina. So whether you live on-campus or off-campus and meet the criteria above, you can register at your local address and vote early at Talley Student Union. Voting Local is a great way to get involved in your community and have a voice in your local government on issues that matter the most to you as a student at NC State!
Voter Registration during Early Voting
Registering to vote is a requirement before you can cast your ballot and can be done during the early voting period (October 20th – November 5th) at an early voting site like Talley Student Union!
Check voter registration
It is always a good idea to double check to see if you are currently registered to vote and where. Use this online tool from the North Carolina State Board of Elections to see if you are registered in Wake County.
Registering/Updating at Talley Student Union
Registering to vote for the first time or updating your voter registration at an early voting site is convenient and easy, and all you need to bring one “proof of residence” to the polling site. If you are an NC State student living on-campus or off-campus you can make sure that your local address is updated in your MyPack Portal and follow the instructions below to bring proof of residence with this university letter:
- NC State students: follow the instructions to show a letter from your MyPack Portal on your mobile device, or print it out and bring it with you to the polls.
For non-NC State students, common acceptable proofs of residence include:
- A North Carolina driver’s license with your current address
- A current utility bill, bank statement, cell phone bill with name and address
- A government check, paycheck, or other government document/correspondence with name and address
- Lease agreement or rental contract with name and address
Voter Guide Resources
For more information on political candidates and their stances and views on various topics, consider visiting these voter resource sites. Please note that there are a wide variety of voter resource and information resources, and these specific resources listed are not endorsed as reflections of the coalition, nor are they associated with NC State University. These sites are listed below.
Vote411– Vote411 provides non-partisan election information through questionnaires sent to political candidates, allowing them to tell voters their stances on certain topics and their history. Vote411 was establish and is maintained by the League of Women Voters, a non-partisan grassroots organization.
NCVoterGuide – The NCVoterGuide is a non-partisan website that provides candidate information and election information to residents in North Carolina. NCVoterGuide is provided and managed by Common Cause North Carolina, a non-partisan non-profit organization.
Election Day Voting – Talley is not a voting site
Missed the Early Voting Period? While Talley Student Union serves as an easily accessible early voting location, Talley Student Union will not be a polling location for election day (November 8th). If you are registered to vote, click here to find your designated polling location for election day. As a reminder, during election day you can only vote in your designated polling location.
Voter Identification: Photo ID Not Required
The court’s decision, which was issued on Sept. 17, 2021, means that voters are not required to show photo ID in elections in North Carolina.