voting in Wake County

Want to learn more about voting in Wake County? Use the Wake County Board of Elections' website links below to find out everything from your voter registration status to which candidates are on the ballot!

The Wake County Board of Elections is also hosting "Ready to Vote" events at various locations around the county in May, June and July. Those dates and locations can be found here.

2017 municipal Election

Have questions about the 2017 Municipal Election? Find out answers to all of your questions using the cheat sheets below! As area candidates announce their intentions, these links will be updated. Candidate filing in Wake County begins on July 7th. 

  • Find out who the candidates are!
  • Interested in running for office? Filing fees and deadlines can be found here!

2017 Election dates

  • October 10, 2017
    • Cary
      • Cary Council At-Large (1 Seat)
      • Council Districts A, C
    • Raleigh
      • Mayor
      • Council At-Large (2 Seats)
      • Council Districts A, B, C, D, E
  • November 7, 2017
    • Angier
      • Commissioner Wards 1, 3
    • Apex
      • Council At-Large (3 Seats)
    • Fuquay-Varina
      • Mayor
      • Commissioner At-Large (2 Seats)
    • Garner
      • Council At-Large (2 Seats)
    • Holly Springs
      • Mayor
      • Council At-Large (3 Seats)
    • Knightdale
      • Council At-Large (3 Seats)
    • Morrisville
      • Mayor
      • Council At-Large (1 Seat)
      • Council Districts 2, 4
    • Rolesville
      • Commissioner At-Large (3 Seats)
    • Wake Forest
      • Mayor
      • Commissioner At-Large (3 Seats)
    • Wendell
      • Commissioner At-Large (3 Seats)
    • Zebulon
      • Mayor
      • Commissioner At-Large (2 Seats)