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: Lily Stainback
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

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 […]

One-Stop Early Voting

Register and vote on the same day- October 17th to November 3rd! Click here to find out more about early voting, and click here to see early voting sites on a map.

Need Help Voting After Florence?

There are 3 ways to vote in North Carolina: Absentee by mail Early in-person at any One-Stop Early Voting location in your county On Election Day at your assigned precinct Learn about voting opportunities, helpful tips, and more at

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