All Catawba County offices and libraries will be closed on Monday, May 28, 2018. All County Parks will be open for your enjoyment.

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.

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

May 8, 2018 Primary Elections

Notice of Sample Count

A sample count of two randomly selected polling locations will be held Friday, May 11th at 9am
at the Board of Elections office. 25 Government Dr, Newton, NC

Unofficial Election Results

Catawba County 2018 Primary Results

Election results are not final until after canvass on Friday, May 18th, 11am

Candiate Filing - Summer 2018

County School Board - Noon, Jun 4 - Noon, Jul 6

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

Soil & Water Conservation - Noon, Jun 11 - Noon, Jul 6

  • 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]

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

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 for voting information)