Absentee Voting

Any qualified voter of Pitt County may vote by absentee ballot in a statewide primary, general, or special election on constitutional amendments, referenda or bond proposals.

No-Excuse Voting

No-excuse absentee voting is now permitted for all elections. This includes primaries as well as general elections, in addition to traditional mail-in absentee and one-stop voting procedures.

Request a Ballot by Mail

You may request an absentee ballot by completing an Absentee Ballot Request Form and delivering it to the Elections Office at 1717 West 5th Street or mailing to:
PO Box 56
Greenville, NC 27835

The deadline to submit an Absentee Ballot Request Form is 5:00 PM the Tuesday before Election Day.

Near Relative

A near relative may complete an Absentee Ballot Request Form for any eligible voter. Examples of near relatives are:

  • Brother
  • Child
  • Daughter-in-law
  • Father-in-law
  • Grandchild
  • Grandparent
  • Mother-in-law
  • Parent
  • Sister
  • Son-in-law
  • Spouse
  • Stepchild
  • Stepparent

After the Absentee Ballot Request Form is processed by the Board of Elections, a ballot will be mailed directly to the voter.

Sick/Disabled Voters

A voter in this category may apply or have a near relative apply for an absentee ballot up to 5:00 PM on the day before the election.


The One-Stop Absentee Process runs from the 3rd Thursday before the election until 3:00 PM on the Saturday before the election.