GWU students

North Carolina Student Voting Guide


Make your voice heard.

Voting is the cornerstone of our democracy and one of the most important duties we have as citizens.

Gardner-Webb University encourages you to fulfill your civic duty and shape our collective future by voting in the primary and general elections, in North Carolina or by absentee ballot in your home state.

Show us how #BulldogsVote.


Days Until Election Day. November 3. 2020. *As of September 21


Days to Request Your Absentee Ballot. October 27, 2020


Days Until the Early Voting Period Begins. October 15, 2020

Dr. Amato Interview

Dr. Amato talks about the importance of Registering to vote and casting your ballot.

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Get involved in elections

North Carolina county boards of elections are searching for democracy heroes to work at polling places and voting sites for the November 2020 general election.

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Shape your future.

Students living away from home should be counted at their on-campus or off-campus college address, even if coronavirus has temporarily sent them to stay with their parents or elsewhere. Responding helps shape resources for children and your community over the next decade. It's not too late to complete the 2020 Census today.

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* The information provided above is meant to give Gardner-Webb University students the basic information they need to vote. It is not a comprehensive guide to all voting rules. See the North Carolina State Board of Elections for the most up-to-date and comprehensive information about voting in North Carolina.