North Carolina Signature Requirements

Signature Requirements: 

  • Local Initiatives: Greensboro – 25% , Raleigh – 10% of the voters who voted in the last general election.
  • Deadline: One Year
  • Local Recall – varies from city to city.


NC General Statute Section 160A-104 gives charter initiative rights to charter cities.

Out of 552 Municipalities only 20 have the right to Recall: Aberdeen, Asheville, Cajah’s Mountain, Carrboro, Chapel Hill, Durham, Foxfire, Greensboro, Hickory, Lewisville, Lumberton, Oak Island, Pinebluff, Pleasant Garden, Raleigh, Randleman, River Bend, Statesville, Troutman, Winston-Salem

1 School District has recall rights: Chapel Hill-Carrboro

The following three websites provide the most current information about your state’s ballot proposal news.

North Carolina at Ballotpedia

North Carolina at Citizens in Charge

North Carolina at Recall the Rogues