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
Email: PenderBOE@pendercountync.gov
Hours: 8:00am-5:00pm ~ Monday-Friday

Office Staff
Director: Susan Williams
Deputy Director: Theressa E. Lewis

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

Board of Elections News

Candidate filing is suspended; Hampstead Annex office open by appointment only

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FROM THE PENDER COUNTY BOARD of ELECTIONS Hampstead Annex Location will be by appointment only until February 1, 2022. For information call 910- 259-1220. CANDIDATE FILING IS SUSPENDED By order of the North Carolina Supreme Court, filing for all offices for the 2022 primary is suspended. This includes the rescheduled municipal contests, and […]

Candidate filing is suspended; Hampstead Annex office open by appointment only

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FROM THE PENDER COUNTY BOARD of ELECTIONS Hampstead Annex Location will be by appointment only until February 1, 2022. For information call 910- 259-1220. CANDIDATE FILING IS SUSPENDED By order of the North Carolina Supreme Court, filing for all offices for the 2022 primary is suspended. This includes the rescheduled municipal contests, and […]

Pender County Board of Elections to begin office hours in Hampstead Annex

HAMPSTEAD – Beginning Dec. 7, Pender County residents can register to vote and the many other services provided by the Pender County Board of Elections. “Board of Elections staff will be available at the Hampstead Annex every Tuesday and Thursday starting Dec. 7 in Suite 116,” Susan Williams, Pender County Board of Elections director, said. […]

Pender County provides elections brochures and videos

BURGAW – Pender County Board of Elections released eight brochures and videos to provide accurate information in the elections process. These helpful brochures cover topics such as candidate information, voter registration, a voter guide, and an elections guide. “Using new, free animated software, we created a character named ELIN, which stands for Election Information,” Susan […]

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