Policy Number: 09.13
Issued Date: 07/01/2006
Staff who are registered voters and unable to vote outside of regular work hours should be granted scheduled time off with or without pay. Time with pay can be granted for up to two (2) hours with payment occurring through vacation or the Short-Term Bank for the purpose of voting in local, municipal, state, or national elections. This time off will be scheduled by a supervisor at either the beginning or the end of the work period or at other times more advantageous to the maintenance of a department's or unit's work schedule.
North Carolina polling locations are open from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. on all scheduled voting days. For further information concerning North Carolina’s election laws, poll locations, and voter registration, please contact the State Board of Elections at (919) 733-7173 or refer to their web site.