Students at Wake Forest can register to vote and cast their ballot all at once during one-stop voting in North Carolina. One-stop voting will run from October 15-31.
The closest one-stop voting location for WFU students is Winston-Salem First Assembly Church, just a 10-15 minute walk from the center of Campus.
Students wishing to vote in North Carolina on Election Day (November 3), must register to vote by Friday, October 9 with the Forsyth County Board of Elections. Check your voter registration status in North Carolina here.
Check your general voter registration status here, or through your state’s Board of Elections.
March to the Polls with the OCCE & Deacs Decide
Wake Forest students, faculty, and staff are welcome to join the OCCE and Deacs Decide, and various student organizations each day of early voting, October 15-31, as we come together and walk to Winston-Salem First Assembly to cast our vote in the 2020 election.
Every day, we’ll depart from the tent at Poteat Field at 12:00 p.m. EDT, rain or shine. Make sure you bring your proof of residency and other required materials (see below).
One-Stop Early Voting
Winston-Salem First Assembly of God
3730 University Parkway, Winston-Salem, NC 27106
- Thursday-Friday, Oct. 15-16: 8:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
- Saturday, Oct. 17: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
- Sunday, Oct. 18: 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
- Monday-Friday, Oct. 19-23: 8:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
- Saturday, Oct. 24: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
- Sunday, Oct. 25: 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
- Monday-Friday, Oct. 26-30: 8:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
- Saturday, Oct. 31: 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
What You Need To Know
- You do not need to show a photo ID to vote in the 2020 election*
- *If you have voted in North Carolina before and your registration is up-to-date. Students will need to show identification if they are either registering to vote in NC for the first time or updating their registration.
- Not registered? Not a problem! During one-stop voting, you can register and cast your ballot all at once.
- Have an issue with your registration? Need to update your address? No sweat! During one-stop voting, you can update your registration and vote all in the same day.
- See right for what you need to bring with you.
- Any student can vote at this site during one-stop voting, regardless of your precinct on election day*.
- *To vote in Winston-Salem during one-stop voting students do need to be registered to vote in Forsyth County)
What to Bring: One-Stop Voting
If you’re registering to vote or updating your voter registration during one-stop voting, you need to provide Proof of Residency.
If you live on campus:
- Proof of Campus Habitation from Residence Life & Housing
- Find your proof of residency online here. Select “Proof of Residency” in the portal menu, confirm your Fall 2020 booking, download and print your proof of residency. Bring the hard copy with you to vote.
- Your DeaconOne Card
If you live off-campus
- A piece of mail or printed copy that is either: a utility bill, bank statement, government check, your most up-to-date pay stub, or any other document that shows both your name and address.