2020 Primary and General Elections


Candidate Filing: December 2, 2019 12:00pm - December 20th, 2019 12:00pm


List of Local Filed Candidates - Primary 2020
List of School Board Candidates - General Election 2020


OneStop Early Voting: February 13- February 29

8:00 am - 7:30 pm M-F
8:00 am - 3:00 pm Saturdays

@ The Womack Building
40 Courthouse St.    Columbus



Primary Election Day:  March 3rd
                     



                      

Next Board of Elections Meeting:

January 13th, 4:00 pm

   Agenda:     1) Regular Scheduled Meeting
 
                      
                                

@ Board of Elections Office
                     Womack Building, 40 Courthouse St. Columbus NC 28722






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 2019-2021:
Chair Sharon Goettert,  Member Renee McDermott, Secretary Michael Veatch, Member Keith Holbert, 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