Young Voters en NC 'Pre-Registers' More Than 100K Teen Voters <p>In the past two years, more than 100,000 16 and 17 year olds in North Carolina have registered to vote. Of course they can't actually cast a ballot until they turn 18, but North Carolina is one of just five states that allows teenagers to "pre-register" and the only state that requires local elections offices to conduct voter registration drives in public high schools.</p><p>The non-partisan group Democracy <strike>Now</strike> North Carolina pushed for the program to counter a history of poor voter participation in North Carolina.</p> Tue, 18 Sep 2012 21:22:11 +0000 Julie Rose 5272 at NC 'Pre-Registers' More Than 100K Teen Voters