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 a State 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.