Election Calendar

Calendar for the 2021 Chapel Hill Municipal Election

Voters can vote for up to 4 candidates in the 2021 Chapel Hill Town Council race.



Polls are open from 6:30 a.m. until 7:30 p.m.

Other election events and deadlines:

  • October 3: Absentee by mail voting begins
  • October 8: Last day to register to vote
  • October 14 – 30: EARLY VOTING (see below for locations and times)
  • October 26: Last day to request absentee ballot by 5:00 p.m.
  • October 30: Last day to cast ballots during Early Voting – polls close at 3:00 p.m.
  • November 2: Election Day – polls are open 6:30 a.m. until 7:30 p.m.
  • November 2: Absentee ballots are due by 5:00 p.m.

Same Day Registration is allowed during the Early Voting period.

All Same Day Registrants must bring a valid form of ID showing their correct name and current address.

Complete election details from the Board of Elections: