For the first time in recent history, North Carolina has contests in every single district and for every single seat. Both the Democrats and Republicans report candidates in all races across the state. Primary elections are scheduled for May 8 where there are 74 legislative primary election and another 19 among the state’s congressional elections. County Boards of Elections report that absentee ballots are being distributed. Verify whether there is a primary in your voting district and download a sample ballot by visiting the State Board of Elections.