Election Day 2019 is a little less than a month away.

However, there are other important dates to be aware of leading up to Nov. 5.

Early (or one-stop) voting begins Wednesday, Oct. 16, at the Cabarrus County Board of Elections (369 Church St. N., Concord). Unregistered early voters enjoy a provision that allows them to register on the day they vote. Voter registration is not available on Election Day.

[LINK: Seminar: Photo ID required in 2020 elections in North Carolina]

[LINK: Filing closed for candidates of municipal elections in Cabarrus County]

Here’s a rundown of all the important election dates for Cabarrus County voters:

» Oct. 11: Last day to register (outside one-stop voting) or change your address (postmarked or hand delivered by this day).

» Oct. 16: One-stop voting begins at the Board of Elections.

Other dates include:

» Wednesday, Oct. 16 through Friday, Oct. 18, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

» Monday, Oct. 21 through Friday, Oct. 25, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

» Saturday, Oct. 26, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

» Monday, Oct. 28 through Friday, Nov. 1, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

» Oct. 29: Last day to request an absentee-by-mail ballot.

» Nov. 1: One-stop voting ends.

» Nov. 5: All absentee ballots due by 5 p.m.

» Nov. 5: Election day.

Go to these links to get direct information on the some hot topics:

» View sample ballots:

» Check voter registration:

» Find your precinct location:

Note that photo IDs are not required for the 2019 election.

For information on a variety of election 2019 topics, visit or call 704-920-2860.