The primary elections are underway here in Durham and the Durham Chamber wants to make sure that you have all the information you need to participate in this important election. Below are important dates and details concerning this election.

Absentee voting began in Durham on Sept. 8. If you have questions about absentee voting click here

Early voting in Durham runs from Sept. 21 through Oct. 7. Early voting takes place at the following locations:

Durham County Board of Elections

201 N. Roxboro Street

NCCU School of Law

640 Nelson Street

Durham County Library (North)

221 Milton Road

Durham County Library (South)

4505 S. Alston Ave

NOTE: During early voting you can also register to vote. Click here for information on same-day voter registration.

Primary elections for Durham (mayor and city council) will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 10.

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The Chamber surveyed Mayoral candidates on issues related to economic development. Click on each of the candidates names below to read their responses to the survey.

Note: The Durham Chamber reached out to all of the candidates, however Michael Johnson has withdrawn from the mayoral race (according to the Herald-Sun). His name will still appear on the ballot.

Farad Ali

Tracy D. Drinker*

Pierce Freelon

Michael Johnson

Shea Ramirez

Steve Schewel

Sylvester Williams

*no response received