The Board of Elections has the legal and moral responsibility for protecting the will of the people; protecting democracy as a concept and form of government; and for establishing fairness and equity for all in the process of self governance. This department is the first step in democracy by providing efficient, fair, and open elections. The Board of Elections has the overall responsibility for administration of voter registration, the electoral process, and campaign finance disclosure.

Phone: 910-259-1220
Fax: 910-259-1269
Hours: 8:00am-5:00pm ~ Monday-Friday

Office Staff
Director: Susan Williams
Deputy Director: Linda A. LaVere
Election Technician: Theressa E. Lewis

Board Members
Chair: Russell Fawcett
Secretary: L. Bryan Smith
Member: Barbara Melluso
Member:  Collin Smith
Member: Jeffery R. Trout

Board of Elections News

Friday is regular voter registration deadline for 2020 primary election

Friday is regular voter registration deadline for 2020 primary election Raleigh, N.C. – The State Board of Elections is reminding residents that the deadline to register to vote in North Carolina in the 2020 primary election is Friday, February 7. For more information about registering, visit Individuals who miss the regular voter registration deadline […]

2020 Primary Sample Ballots

Please click the links below to access sample ballots. Constitution Sample Ballots by Precinct Democratic Sample Ballots by Precinct Green Sample Ballots by Precinct Libertarian Sample Ballots by Precinct Republican Sample Ballots by Precinct


“Voters will not be required to show photo ID for the March 3, 2020 primary election. In a December 31 order, a federal district court blocked North Carolina’s voter photo ID requirement from taking effect. The injunction will remain in place until further order of the court.”


Pender County Board of Elections will meet the 2nd Tuesday of each month @ 6pm in the Pender County Board of Elections office located at 807 S. Walker street.   Meetings are open to the public.

Notice to: All #MH07-Middle Holly Precinct Voters

Pursuant to North Carolina General Statute § 163A-1 045 the Pender County Board of Elections unanimously, adopted a resolution to emergency transfer, due to Hurricane Florence, for the purpose of voting in the November 6, 2018 General Election All registered voters in #MH07, Middle Holly, will go to the   Maple Hill Volunteer Fire Department […]

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