Contact Information

  • Amanda Duncan, Director
  • (828) 464-2424
  • Contact via email
  • Main Location:PO Box 13225 Government Drive Newton, NC 28658
  • (view all county locations)

Elections

The Catawba County Board of Elections is committed to efficiently conducting fair, honest, and impartial elections so that all qualified Catawba County citizens may exercise their right to vote.

The office conducts local elections, operates voting sites, maintains voter registration lists and handles numerous aspects of election administration. The Catawba County Board of Elections works in conjunction with the State Board of Elections office to ensure that elections are conducted lawfully and fairly.


Am I Registered? - Use the State BOE's utility to check your voter registration information or see a Sample Ballot (Now available).

Registration Form - Use to register or change your information or party. DEADLINE for Primary election: postmarked by April 13, 2018

Absentee by Mail - Form to request a ballot by mail. DEADLINE for Primary election: must be in BOE office by 5pm, May 1, 2018

2018 Candidate List - List of Candidates filing for office in 2018. A Statewide Candidate List is posted via the State Board of Elections.


Partisan Primary

Absentee Ballots AvailableTue, Mar 19
Registration Deadline (Books Close)Fri, Apr 13, 5pm
One-Stop Early Voting BeginsThur, April 19 - 8am
Last day to request an absentee ballot by mailSpacer used for tables 20x2pxTue, May 1 - 5pm
One-Stop Early Voting EndsSat, May 5 - 1pm
Election DayTue, May 8, 6:30am - 7:30pm
CanvassFri, May 18, 11am

If a primary runoff is needed, it will be Jun 26 (or Jul 17 if a Federal runoff is needed).


General Election

Absentee Ballots AvailableFri, Sep 7
Registration Deadline (Books Close)Fri, Oct 12, 5pm
One-Stop Early Voting BeginsThur, Oct 18
Last day to request an absentee ballot by mailSpacer used for tables 20x2pxTue, Oct 30 - 5pm
One-Stop Early Voting EndsSat, Nov 3 - 1pm
Election DayTue, Nov 6, 6:30am - 7:30pm
CanvassFri, Nov 16, 11am

Five One-Stop Early Voting Locations are open for the May 8th Primary

  • Catawba County Main Library – 115 West ‘C’ St, Newton
  • Highland Recreation Center – 1451 8th St Dr NE, Hickory
  • Southwest Branch Library – 2944 S Hwy 127, Hickory (Mountain View)
  • Conover Station – 403 Conover Station SE, Conover (Bottom floor of library building)
  • Sherrills Ford-Terrell Branch Library – 9154 Sherrills Ford Rd, Terrell

Catawba County One-Stop Schedule

Thur - Fri

Apr 19 - Apr 20

8am-6pm
Saturday

Apr 21

8am-1pm
Sunday

Apr 22

1pm-5pm
Mon - Fri

Apr 23 - Apr 27

8am-6pm
Saturday

Apr 28

8am-1pm
Sunday

Apr 29

1pm-5pm
Mon - Fri

Apr 30 - May 4

8am-6pm
Saturday

May 5

8am-1pm

Absentee Ballot Request - Anyone may request an absentee ballot by mail--no excuse needed. Absentee Request Form (PDF)

Voter Registration - Register to vote or update your registration information. Registration Form (PDF)

UOCAVA Notice (PDF) - Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act (absentee ballot information for military and overseas citizens)

Official Catawba County Election Results


Interactive Results for Catawba County (NCSBE Website)


Statewide Interactive Election Results


UOCAVA Notice - Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act (see FVAP.gov for voting information)