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)


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.

Registration Form - Use this form to register, change name or address, change party affiliation. (Print, sign, and send to BOE office)

Absentee Request - Request an absentee ballot for the upcoming election. (Print, sign, and send to BOE office) More info

2018 Candidate List - List of Candidates filing for office in 2018 with jurisdictions in Catawba County. (updated: 6/20/2018)

Candiate Filing - Summer 2018 Campaign Finance Reports

County School Board - Noon, Jun 4 - Noon, Jul 6 [Non-Partisan]

  • Catawba County School Board - 4 seats [Fee: $10]

Soil & Water Conservation - Noon, Jun 11 - Noon, Jul 6 [Non-Partisan]

  • Soil & Water Conservation District Supervisor - 2 seats [Fee: $5]

Judicial Offices - Noon, Jun 18 - Noon, Jun 29

  • Superior Court Judge - District 25B (file with State BOE) - 1 seat [Fee: $1,326]
  • District Court Judge - District 25 (file with State BOE) - 7 seats [Fee: $1,167]
  • NC Supreme Court (file with State BOE) [Fee: $1,462]
  • NC Court of Appeals (file with State BOE) [Fee: $1,401]

Qualifications for office [PDF]

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

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

May 8, 2018 Primary Elections

Candidates moving on to November 6th election

US House District 05 (Democrat)

  • DD Adams

US House District 05 (Republican)

  • Virginia Foxx

US House District 10 (Republican)

  • Patrick McHenry

NC Senate District 42 (Republican)

  • Andy Wells

NC House District 96 (Republican)

  • Jay Adams

District Attorney District 36 (Republican)

  • Scott Reilly

Catawba Co Board of Commissioners - 3 seats (Republican)

  • C. Randall (Randy) Isenhower
  • Kitty Barnes
  • Sherry Edmonds Butler

Catawba Co Clerk of Superior Court (Republican)

  • Kim Richards Sigmon

Catawba County Sheriff (Republican)

  • Don Brown

Official Primary Results

Catawba County 2018 Primary Results

Election results were finalized at canvass on Friday, May 18th, 11am

Official Catawba County Election Results

Click here for Catawba County Election Results - PDF reports of votes by Catawba County voters

Interactive Results for Catawba County (NCSBE Website)

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