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905 West Avenue NW
P.O. Box 564
Lenoir, NC 28645

For more information:
828-759-7863, 828-759-7865
Fax: 828-757-1195

Office Hours

Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Board Members:

Don Hamby- Chairman
Bill Stone- Secretary
Fred Piercy- Member

Staff Members:

Sandra P. Rich – Director of Elections
Chad Barnes - Deputy Director
Thomas Welch – Deputy Director

The Caldwell County Board of Elections is made up of 3 full time staff members, the Director and two Deputy Directors, and 1 part time staff member.  The Election Board is made up of 3 members.  One representative from each party and an additional member that is of the party of the current governor.

There are currently over 52,000 registered voters in Caldwell County.

The Caldwell County Board of Elections conducts an election at least once a year and at times as many as 3 a year.  In even numbered years, our office conducts primaries, 2nd primaries and general elections.  In odd numbered years, our office conducts municipal elections for the 8 municipalities located within our county.

May Primary Election Day is Tuesday, May 6, 2014

If you need to register to vote or update your voter registration information (i.e. address change, name change, party affiliation change, etc.), the deadline is April 11 at 5 p.m.

You may print the voter registration application found above and mail it to us or come by our office.

Voter registration updates (name and address only)  may also be completed during One-Stop early voting.

Absentee by Mail:  Absentee ballots may be requested by mail until April 29 at 5 p.m.  Please use the form below and mail or deliver it to our office or stop by M-F from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Absentee Ballot Request Form

Military and Overseas Voters May Use the Following Link for Absentee by Mail Information:

Early Voting Sites are at the Caldwell County Office Building, Granite Recreation Center, and Caldwell County Public Library in Lenoir

Early Voting hours for both locations are as follows:

April 24-26     8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

April 28-30     8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

May 1-2     8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

May 3     8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Election Day Polling Hours

May 6    6:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Sample Ballots

   Sample Dem Ballot   Sample Lib Ballot   Sample Una Ballot   Sample Rep Ballot

** For information regarding the recently passed voter identification law, please visit the following North Carolina State Board of Elections website – **

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The North Carolina State Board of Elections Website