You can now go on-line and fill out a “voter registration application”. You will need to go to the State Board of Elections website and click on “Voter Registration” – then click on “Voter Registration Application”. Once you have filled form out, send to the Board of Elections Office at 300 S. Garnett Street, Henderson, NC. 27536.
Beginning in 2016, most voters will need to show acceptable Photo ID at the polls. For more information on Voter ID go to: www.voterid.nc.gov.
We meet on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month at 4:00 PM in the Board of Elections at the Henry A. Dennis Building.
The Board members are: Kevin Kilgore – Board Chairman, Seneca Nicholson – Board Secretary, and Catherine (Cathie) Clodfelter- Board Member.
Filing for the March 15, 2016 Presidential Primary will start on Tuesday, December 1, 2015 at 12:00 noon and end on Monday, December 21, 2015 at 12:00 noon. The Board of Elections office will not be closed during lunch for filing.
Filing fee for County Commissioner is $71 and for School Board is $42.
The following County Commissioner Seats and School Board Seats are up:
County Commissioner District 1, District 2, District 5, and District 6; School Board District 3, District 4, and District 5. You must live in these districts in order to run for one of these. For State and Federal offices, go to www.ncsbe.gov for information.
Absentee voting (mailed absentee ballots) will start on Monday, January 25, 2016. The last day to request an absentee ballot by mail will end on Tuesday, March 8, 2016 at 5:00 pm.
One-Stop absentee voting (early voting) will start on Thursday, March 3, 2016 and ends on Saturday, March 12, 2016 at 1:00 pm. More information will be coming once everything has been finalized and approved by the State Board of Elections concerning locations and hours of one-stop absentee voting (early voting).
The Board of Elections Office is located in the old Red Cross office in the Henry A. Dennis Building.
Should you have any questions, please contact the Board of Elections at 252-492-3730.