North Carolina successfully launched this program in time for the 2008 General Election, with over 2,000 Veterans honored. The Vote in Honor of a Veteran Program provides North Carolina citizens an opportunity to pay tribute to those that have served this country and protected our freedom. You can honor a Veteran this upcoming General Elections by requesting a button and/or sharing a story that may be posted on the North Carolina State Board of Elections website.
Each button will be personalized with the name of the Veteran that you wish to honor. The button is a way for you to show your pride in a Veteran or active duty service member on Election Day. These buttons are being provided free of charge by the North Carolina State Board of Elections. You can request a personalized button by emailing a request or printing out a request form and mailing it in.
Another way to honor the military members that are important to you is to share a short story (space is limited). Please tell us something about the person you are honoring (branch of military, conflict/war in which they served, etc.)
Click here to email a request for a personalized button. In the subject line of your email please put Honor a Veteran. In the email please include your mailing address and the Veteran's name you are honoring.
Click here to download a mail in request form.
To submit a story of the veteran you are honoring click here. In the subject line of your email please put Honor a Veteran. You can include your request for a button and your story in the same email.
Click here to read stories of Veterans.