• By Jacob Wright
  • Posted Tuesday, June 24, 2014

2nd Primary to be held for 5th Congressional District.

A Democratic 2nd Primary, for the 5th Congressional District will be held Tuesday, July 15, 2014. The polls will be open from 6:30 AM until 7:30 PM. Early Voting will begin on July 3rd and end July 12th at the Forsyth County Government Center.

Early, no-excuse absentee voting will begin at 8:00 AM on Thursday, July 3rd, and end at 1:00 PM on Saturday, July 12th for the 5th Congressional District Democratic 2nd Primary Election. Early voting will be held exclusively at the Forsyth County Government Center, 201 N. Chestnut Street in downtown Winston-Salem. Monday through Friday hours are 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM. The only weekend day we will be open during this time is Saturday, July 12th, and our hours will be 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM. Please note: We will be closed on Friday, July 4th in observance of Independence Day.

Those eligible to vote in this primary election include: registered voters that reside within the 5th Congressional District who are registered with a party affiliation of Democratic or Unaffiliated.

If Unaffiliated, you are eligible if you are a registered voter in the 5th Congressional District and:

  • You voted Democratic in the May 6th Primary Election.


  • You did not vote at all in the May 6th Primary Election.

Unaffiliated voters who voted Republican or Non-Partisan in the May 6th Primary are not eligible to vote in the July 15th Democratic 2nd Primary.

For questions regarding the early voting schedule or voter eligibility, please contact the Forsyth County Board of Elections at 336-703-2800.

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