2016 GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS



2017 Municipal Election Information


CANDIDATE FILING:  July 7th 12:00pm  - July 21st 12:00pm
ELECTION DAY:   November 7th  6:30am - 7:30 pm          

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BOARD
MEETINGS:


The Polk County Board of Elections would like to invite you to attend our regular open meeting each month in 2017. Unless otherwise posted they will be in the Elections office at 40 Courthouse Street, Columbus, NC 28722.


Next Board Meeting: 

June 21, 2017   10:00am

Agenda:
 1) Regular Meeting   (rescheduled from 6/13)
 2)  2017-18 Budget                                          
  3) 2017-18 Election Cycle                                
                          
 



30 Day Residency Notice:
 
You must be a resident of North Carolina and of Polk County at least 30 days prior to any Municipal, Primary, General Election or Presidential Election.

VOTER REGISTRATION APPLICATION


Campaign Finance Information
www.ncsbe.gov


 

The Polk County Board of Elections is committed to conducting fair, honest, impartial and efficient elections so that all qualified citizens in Polk County may exercise their right to vote. The Elections Office is responsible for conducting all elections in Polk County, including municipal, county, state, and federal elections, as well as special referenda.

Services Include:

  • -Maintain Voter Registration Records
  • -Receive Candidate Filing for General Assembly and local candidates
  • -Campaign Finance office for local candidates/committees 
  • -Provide for Remote Absentee Voting
  • -Provide for Election Day Voting
  • -Report Election Day Results to Public and Authorities
  • -Evaluate and Improve Election Services
  • -Provide Election Reports and Statistical Information
  • -Provide Precinct Official Training and Educate Election Day Officials

Other Community Services Include:

  • -Provide voter and precinct information to public
  • -Provide registration materials and advice for community registration drives
  • -Visit community groups for voter/election education

NC State Board of Elections Web site = http://www.ncsbe.gov/

 

The following are the Board Members for 2015-2017:
Secretary, Sharon Goettert ; Board Chair David Moore; and Member, Scott Woodworth

Contact Information

STAFF CONTACTS
Cliff Marr
Director of Elections
828-894-8181
cmarr@polknc.org

Board of Elections Address (Physical and Mailing)
40 Courthouse St.
Columbus, NC 28722
PO Box 253
8:30 am -5:00 PM Mon-Fri
828-894-8181