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
Email: PenderBOE@pendercountync.gov
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

Pender County Board of Elections opens satellite office in Hampstead

HAMPSTEAD – The Pender County Board of Elections will open a “Satellite Office” at the Pender County Hampstead Annex. The Satellite Office, will serve residents on Tuesdays and Thursdays, beginning Aug. 11. Office hours will be 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. “Opening an additional office will improve access and better serve voters,” said Susan Williams, Pender […]

Board Of Elections Annex Hours

The Board of Elections will have a staff member available at the Pender County Annex in Hampstead on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 am – 4 pm. We will be located in the conference room to the right as soon as you enter the front door.

Advocacy group sends invalid absentee ballot request forms to 80,000 voters

RALEIGH, N.C. – The State Board of Elections has learned that a voter advocacy group mailed about 80,000 absentee ballot request forms to North Carolina residents with voters’ information already filled out on the forms. A state law passed last year prohibits election officials from accepting absentee ballot request forms pre-filled “partially or in whole,” […]

PLEASE BE ADVISED: NO PHOTO ID

“Voters will not be required to show photo ID for the upcoming 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.”

Visiting the Office

PLEASE BE ADVISED: As Stay at Home orders are lifted, we ask that the public only enter through the front doors of the Election Office.  Parking is available on the side of the building.  Pender County Board Of Elections will continue to provide normal services to citizens of Pender County. Any Voter who needs to […]

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