Scheduled Board Meetings

Below are scheduled meetings of the Catawba County Board of Elections. The board may also call other meetings during the year, which will be listed here and posted at the Board of Elections office located in the Government Center Building in Newton. All meetings are open to the public and conducted at the Board of Elections office unless otherwise noted.

Minutes of the meetings are maintained at the Board of Elections office and are open for public inspection during normal business hours.
Beginning in 2019, minutes are posted below once approved at a following meeting.

2019 Scheduled Board Meetings

DateTimeAgenda (click the links below for Approved Minutes)
March 138:15amBoard Members Oath of Office, Organizational Meeting
April 228:15amApprove purchase or lease of One-Stop Balotar system (ballot on demand)
July 268:15am

Approve One-Stop plans for Municipal Elections, other business

August 18:15amSpecial Meeting: candidate residency hearing.
Location: Commissioners Meeting Room, 2nd floor, Catawba Co. Justice Center, 100 Government Dr., Newton
August 198:15am

Special Meeting: written decision on candidate residency hearing.

Town of Catawba Candidate Challenge - Board decisions:

August 208:15am

Appoint Precinct Chief Judges and Judges of Election

September 178:15amApprove Absentee Ballot Applications, other business
September 248:15amApprove Absentee Ballot Applications, other business
October 18:15amApprove Absentee Ballot Applications, other business
October 75:00pmApprove Absentee Ballot Applications, other business
October 84:30pmElection Returns, other business
October 108:15amApprove Absentee Supplementals, Provisionals, other business - Canceled
October 149:00amDiscretionary Recount of Hickory Ward 3 ballots
October 1411:00amCanvass for City of Hickory Primary, other business
October 158:15amApprove Absentee Ballot Applications, other business - Canceled
October 228:15amApprove Absentee Ballot Applications, other business - Agenda
October 298:15amApprove Absentee Ballot Applications, other business - Agenda
November 45:00pmApprove Absentee Ballot Applications, other business - Agenda
November 54:30pmElection Returns, other business - Agenda
November 148:15amApprove Absentee Supplementals, Provisionals, other business - Canceled
November 1511:00amCanvass for the Municipal and Schools Elections, other business

Updated 11/13/2019

2018 List of Board Meetings

DateTimeAgenda
January 118:15amApprove One-Stop Ballot on Demand, other business
February 208:15amApprove One-Stop Plan for Primary, other business
February 278:15amCalled meeting, other business
March 273:30pmCalled meeting, other business
April 28:15amBoard Members Oath of Office, other business
April 178:15amApprove Absentee Ballot Applications, other business
April 248:15amApprove Absentee Ballot Applications, other business
May 18:15amApprove Absentee Ballot Applications, other business
May 75:00pmApprove Absentee Ballot Applications, other business
May 85:00pmElection Returns, other business
May 1811:00amCanvass for the Primary Election, other business
June 208:15amReview of One-Stop plans, other business
July 1712:00pmApprove One-Stop plan for November, appoint officers, other business
August 271:00pmCalled meeting, other business
October 168:15amApprove Absentee Ballot Applications, other business
October 238:15amApprove Absentee Ballot Applications, other business
October 308:15amApprove Absentee Ballot Applications, other business
November 55:00pmApprove Absentee Ballot Applications, other business
November 64:30pmElection Returns, other business
November 158:15am

Approve Absentee Ballot Applications, Provisionals, other busienss

November 1611:00amCanvass for the Primary Election, other business

Minutes of the meetings are maintained at the Board of Elections office and are open for public inspection during normal business hours.