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 53,415
  • Libertarian 1,022
  • Republican 52,303
  • Unaffiliated 56,407
  • Total 163,147

(Statistics as of 9/26/2016 (8:47am))

  • Regular Meeting10/11/2016 (3:00 PM)
  • Special Meeting10/18/2016 (5:00 PM)
  • Special Meeting10/25/2016 (5:00 PM)
  • Special Meeting11/01/2016 (5:00 PM)
  • Special Meeting11/07/2016 (5:00 PM)
  • Special Meeting11/08/16 (2:00 PM)
  • Absentee Ballots Become AvailableSeptember 9, 2016
  • Voter Registration DeadlineOctober 14, 2016
  • Absentee One-Stop Voting PeriodOct 20 - Nov 5, 2016
  • Absentee Ballot Request DeadlineNovember 1, 2016
  • Presidential Election DayNovember 8, 2016
  • Absentee Ballots DueNovember 8, 2016 (5:00 PM)
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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