Voting Locations & Hours

On Election Day, voting occurs at all 23 Sampson County precincts in between the hours of 6:30 am and 7:30 pm. A voter must voter in their proper precinct.

Click HERE to view early voting hours for our upcoming election. 

Click HERE for a list of all Sampson County Precincts and voting place addresses. 


Important Dates (2016 General Election Schedule)

Filing Period

  • Candidate Filing Period Begins - Tuesday, December 1, 2015 (12:00 noon)
  • Last Day to Withdraw as a Candidate - Wednesday, December 16, 2015 (5:00 p.m.)
  • Candidate Filing Period Ends - Monday, December 21, 2015 (12:00 noon)

Statewide Primary (Primary Moved to MARCH 2016)

  • Absentee Voting by Mail Begins - Monday, January 25, 2016
  • Voter Registration Deadline Friday, February 19, 2016
  • One-stop Voting Begins - Thursday, March 3, 2016
  • Last Day to Request an Absentee Ballot by Mail - Tuesday, March 8, 2016
  • One-stop Voting Ends - Saturday, March 12, 2016 (1:00 pm)
  • Last Day to Return an Absentee Ballot by Mail - Tuesday, March 15, 2016 (5:00 pm)
  • Primary Election Day - Tuesday, March 15, 2016
  • County Canvass - Tuesday, March 22, 2016
  • Last Day to Request Second Primary - Thursday, March 24, 2016 (12:00 noon)
  • Last Day to File an Election Protest* - Thursday, March 24, 2016

Second Primary Election (if needed)
(Date is contingent upon whether any federal contest requires a second primary)

  • 2nd Primary Election Day - Tuesday, May 3, 2016 (no federal contest involved)
  • County Canvass - Tuesday, May 10, 2016
  • 2nd Primary Election Day - Tuesday, May 24, 2016 (federal contest involved)
  • County Canvass - Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Statewide General Election

  • Absentee Voting by Mail Begins - Friday, September 9, 2016
  • Voter Registration Deadline - Friday, October 14, 2016
  • One-stop Voting Begins - Thursday, October 20, 2016 (Clinton BOE Office)
                                            Thursday, October 27, 2016 (Four Off-Sites)
  • Last Day to Request an Absentee Ballot by Mail - Tuesday, November 1, 2016
  • One-stop Voting Ends - Saturday, November 5, 2016 (1:00 pm)
  • Last Day to Return an Absentee Ballot by Mail - Tuesday, November 8, 2016 (5:00 pm)
  • Election Day - Tuesday, November 8, 2016
  • County Canvass Day - Wednesday, November 23, 2016
  • Last Day to File an Election Protest* - Thursday, November 22, 2016
  • State Canvass DayTuesday, November 29, 2016