RICHMOND, WI - NOVEMBER 06: A voter registration sign is seen at a polling station on November 6, 2012 in Richmond, Wisconsin. As Americans are heading to the ballots, polls show that U.S. President Barack Obama and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney are in a tight race. (Photo by Darren Hauck/Getty Images)
Here in Charlotte North Carolina we are in the heart of NASCAR country, however this is a different race to the polls. Early voting starts across North Carolina Oct. 17, and voters in Mecklenburg County will have 19 locations to cast a ballot.

The early voting locations will be open weekdays from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. The last day of early voting is Saturday, Nov. 3, when the sites will be open from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Election Day is Nov. 6.
Early voting locations will be closed Saturday, Oct. 20 and Sunday, Oct. 21.
All locations will be open the next weekend: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, and 1 to 4 p.m Sunday, Oct. 28.
On Election Day, polls will be open from 6:30 a.m. until 7:30 p.m.
Here’s a list of the 19 early voting locations:
▪ Hal Marshall Center, 618 N. College St.
▪ Elon Park Recreation Center, 11401 Ardrey Kell Road.
▪ Beatties Ford Road Library, 2412 Beatties Ford Road.
▪ Bette Rae Thomas Recreation Center, 2921 Tuckaseegee Road.
▪ Cornelius Town Hall, 21445 Catawba Ave.
▪ Hickory Grove Library, 5935 Hickory Grove Road.
▪ Hornet’s Nest Pavilion, 6301 Beatties Ford Road.
▪ Huntersville Town Hall, 101 Huntersville-Concord Road.
▪ Independence Regional Library, 6000 Conference Drive.
▪ Main Library (Downtown), 310 N. Tryon St.
▪ Marion Diehl Recreation Center, 2219 Tyvola Road.
▪ Matthews Library, 230 Matthews Station St.
▪ Mint Hill Library, 6840 Matthews-Mint Hill Road.
▪ Morrison Regional Library, 7015 Morrison Blvd.
▪ South County Regional Library, 5801 Rea Road.
▪ Former Hollywood Video, 11130 S. Tryon St.
▪ Sugar Creek Library, 4045 N. Tryon St.
▪ Former Pier 1, 8802 JW Clay Blvd.
▪ West Boulevard Library, 2157 West Blvd.

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