Swarm the Polls

Hornets Sports & Entertainment is committed to doing our part in assisting our community with the electoral process through informing & educating, driving registration, and encouraging voter turnout.

General Awareness Voting PSA

Important Dates:

  • National Black Voter Day: September 18
  • National Voter Registration Day: September 20
  • North Carolina In-Person Early Voting: October 20-November 5
  • South Carolina In-Person Early Voting: October 24-November 5
  • National Vote Early Day: October 28
  • Election Day: November 8

North Carolina Voting Tools:

South Carolina Voting Tools:

Local Events:

From September 6 - November 5, the Barings Book Bus will be out in the community, delivering information, educating and helping individuals register to vote. This initiative will focus on underrepresented communities, which research shows have the lowest voting turnout rates due to education and accessibility.

Barings Book Bus Schedule
  • September 7, 10am - 1pm: UNC Charlotte
  • September 14, 11am - 2pm: Davidson College
  • September 19, 11am - 2pm: JCSU
  • September 30, 10am - 1pm: Queens University - Cancelled due to weather
  • October 7, 11am - 2pm: North Carolina A&T
  • October 13, 10am - 12:30pm: South Mecklenburg High School
  • October 22, 11:30am - 2:30pm: Vote for Power Block Party
  • October 23, 2pm - 5pm: Black Queenz City Pop Up Festival
  • November 4, 11am - 2pm: Mallard Creek High School

Contact Dave Stogdill for more information:

Join us at Spectrum Center on Monday, November 7, the night before Election Day, for our game against the Washington Wizards as we host Swarm the Polls Night and join the NBA and all of its teams to promote the importance of voting.

Our Voting Partner: