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 the 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: 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

Constitution, Green parties no longer recognized in North Carolina

RALEIGH, N.C. – The Constitution Party and the Green Party are no longer recognized political parties in North Carolina. Both parties failed to turn out the required 2% of the total vote for their candidate for governor or for presidential electors in the 2020 general election. (Read a letter to the leaders of the parties.) […]

Board Of Elections Annex Hours

The Board of Elections will not be available at the Pender County Annex in Hampstead until further notice.

Visiting the Office

PLEASE BE ADVISED: We ask that the public ONLY ENTER THROUGH THE FRONT DOOR of the Election Office (except for anyone who needs to use the handicap accessible ramp located at the rear of the building)  Parking is available on the side of the building.  Pender County Board Of Elections will continue to provide normal […]


Pender County Board of Elections will hold regularly scheduled Monthly Meetings every second Tuesday @ 6pm. Due to COVID 19 this meeting will be held via TEAMS you may join by the link listed below. Please be reminded: Pender County Board of Elections will host the Monthly meeting on May 11th at 6pm via Teams. […]

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