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.


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Partisan Primary - May 2018

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 mailTue, 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 - November 2018

Absentee Ballots AvailableFri, Sep 7
Registration Deadline (Books Close)Fri, Oct 12, 5pm
One-Stop Early Voting Begins

Wed, Oct 17, 7am

  • One-Stop Hours

Weekdays 7am-7pm
Saturdays 8am-1pm
Sundays 1pm-5pm

Last day to request an absentee ballot by mailTue, Oct 30 by 5pm
One-Stop Early Voting EndsSat, Nov 3, 1pm
Election DayTue, Nov 6, 6:30am - 7:30pm
Sample Audit CountFri, Nov 9, 9am
CanvassFri, Nov 16, 11am

On the Ballot

The November Genereal Election ballot contains Federal, State, Judicial, County, and Catawba County School Board races. There are 6 NC Constitutional Amendments, and Town of Long View residents have a Mixed Beverage referendum.

List of the contests and candidates in the November 6th, 2018 election

May 8, 2018 Primary Election Results

2018 Primary Results - link to SBOE interactive election results

Catawba County Official Results - PDF of Catawba County results (includes results by Precinct)

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

Statewide results will be finalized mid-July.

Official Catawba County Election Results

Click here for Catawba County Election Results - PDF reports of votes by Catawba County voters (2002 to Current)

Interactive Results for Catawba County (NCSBE Website)

2018 Judicial Voter Guide with proposed constitutional amendments (PDF)

Information on Constitutional Amendments (NCSBE Website)