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

Board of Elections meetings

The Pender County Board of Elections will have a Meeting Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, at the Board of Elections Office at 6 p.m. for the purpose of a supplemental absentee and provisional ballot review. The Pender County Board of Elections will meet on Nov. 18 at 11 a.m. to Canvass (certify) election results at the […]

Special meeting for Board of Elections

The Pender County Board of Elections will have a Special Meeting on Wednesday, October 12, 2022 at 6 p.m. at the Board of Elections Office, 807 S. Walker St.

Absentee ballots available

Voting by mail is available. Below is an absentee ballot from the Pender County Board of Elections. For questions call the board office at 910-259-1220.

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