Election Day is Nov. 2

Attention all registered voters in the North Burgaw and Sloop Point precincts

 BURGAW – Temporary precinct change notices were sent to registered voters in the North Burgaw and Sloop Point precincts with the incorrect Election Day date. The card states the Municipal Election is Nov. 3, 2021.

“The cards were printed with the wrong date,” said Susan Williams, Pender County Board of Elections director. “Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 2.”

The information on the postcard is important. Voters who live in the North Burgaw precinct who live in the Town of Burgaw will be temporarily transferred to the South Burgaw precinct, located in the Burgaw Middle School, 500 S. Wright St., Burgaw.

Voters who live in the Sloop Point precinct who live within the Town of Surf City will be temporarily transferred to the Surf City precinct, located in the Surf City Community Center, 201 Community Center Dr., Surf City.

The polls will open on Nov. 2, from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

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 Williams, Pender County Board of Elections director. “ELIN covers election law and provides information on various voting methods.”

Two of the eight videos are now available on the county website, www.pendercountync.gov, at https://www.pendercountync.gov/boe/documents-base/introduction-to-elin-video/ and https://www.pendercountync.gov/boe/did-you-know.

The eight brochures are titled: Welcome ELIN Guide, Candidate Guide, MAT Teams Guide (Multi-partisan Assistance Team), Precinct Official Guide, Elections Guide, Voter Guide, and Registration Drive Guide. The Pender County Board of Elections staff created a guide for children that is filled with fun facts about voting and crossword puzzles.

Williams said the easy-to-follow brochures and the ELIN videos were created to make election law easy to understand and to encourage more people to get involved through MATs Teams, work at a polling booth, how to become a precinct official, or how to become a candidate.

“The Board of Elections has the legal and moral responsibility for protecting the will of the people and our democracy as a concept and form of government,” said Williams. “Pender County Board of Elections is the first step in democracy by providing efficient, fair, and open elections. That is our goal in creating these easy-to-follow brochures.”

The brochures can be found at the Board of Elections, 807 S. Walker St., as well as the Central Administration building’s front entrance, the Burgaw and Hampstead branch libraries, the Hampstead Annex, the county’s social services, health department, and at the tourism office in Burgaw.

For more information call the Board of Elections at 910-259-1220.

BOARD MEETINGS

The Pender County Board of Elections will meet at 6pm for the monthly meeting on the second Tuesday of every month unless otherwise posted.

Additional Meetings are set for:

Absentee Meeting October 05, 2021 @ 6pm, October 12, October 19, October 26, November 01

November 02 @ 2pm

Sample Audit will be held November 04, 2021 @ 9am

Supplemental Absentee November 08, 2021 @ 6pm

Canvass Meeting is November 09, 2021 @ 11am.

All Attendees should enter through FRONT door. For security reasons the back door is for staff only.

*ANYONE ATTENDING IN PERSON PLEASE WEAR A MASK WHILE IN THE BUILDING*

This meeting will be held in the Board room at the Elections office located at 807 S. Walker Street Burgaw NC, 28425 _______________________________________________________________________________

 

 

Visiting the Office

WE WILL BE CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC MONDAY JULY 26, 2021!

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 services to citizens of Pender County.

  • Any Voter who needs to pick up a form may come into the office. Or  call (910-259-1220) or email us (penderboe@pendercountync.gov), we will be happy to send forms via email or mail them to you.
  •  Also you may find your forms here on our web page, or at the State website ncsbe.gov
  • Forms are also available at the Pender County Annex.

Please reach out to our office for any assistance you need from us during this time.

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