MEET THE BOARD
The Board of Elections is a bi-partisan, quasi-judicial board that has five members; each serving a two year term. Four members are appointed by the State Board of Elections after recommendation by their party, and the Governor appoints the Chairperson. The Secretary is chosen amongst members at the board's organizational meeting.
Kimberly Blackwelder - Director
Tabitha Collingwood - Assistant Director
Andrea Clark - Elections Specialist
Kimberly Walter - Elections Specialist
Patsy Hurst - Elections Specialist
What We Do
The Board of Elections is responsible for conducting Federal, State, County and Municipal elections, as well as constitutional amendments, bonds, and other special referenda. This entails numerous tasks such as filing and serving candidates, providing committees with campaign finance regulations, establishing precincts and polling places, appointing and training precinct officials, maintenance of the voter registration system, and providing the public with all required notices and information. All procedures of this office are subject to and adhere to the NC General Statutes Chapter 163, the North Carolina Administrative Code, and federal regulations.
“To promote consistent administration and equal application of all elections and campaign finance laws; to conduct honest, impartial, free, accurate, accessible, and efficient elections.”