Welcome to the NHC Board of Elections

The mission of the New Hanover County Board of Elections is to provide the highest level of professional standards to ensure accurate, honest, and fair elections through accountability and integrity and to provide all citizens our services in the most efficient, effective, and timely manner.

  • Democratic 53,144
  • Libertarian 994
  • Republican 51,835
  • Unaffiliated 55,260
  • Total 161,233

(Statistics as of 7/25/2016 (8:23 am))

  • Special Meeting6/13/2016 (2:00 PM)
  • Regular Meeting6/14/2016 (11:00 AM)
  • Regular Meeting7/12/2016 (3:00 PM)
  • Regular Meeting8/9/2016 (3:00 PM)
  • Regular Meeting9/13/2016 (3:00 PM)
  • Regular Meeting10/11/2016 (3:00 PM)
  • Soil and Water Candidate Filing BeginsJune 13, 2016 - Noon
  • Soil and Water Candidate Filing EndsJuly 1, 2016 - Noon
  • Absentee Ballots Become AvailableSeptember 9, 2016
  • Voter Registration DeadlineOctober 14, 2016
  • Absentee One-Stop Voting PeriodOct 27 - Nov 5, 2016
  • Absentee Ballot Request DeadlineNovember 1, 2016
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    Until the General Election! November 8, 2016

  • Board of Elections: 230 Government Center Drive, Suite 38 • Wilmington, NC 28403 • Phone 910-798-7330 • Fax 910-798-7295