Under the Board’s authority, responsibilities of the elections administration include canvassing of returns, certification of abstracts and certificates for elected offices.   All candidate filings, campaign finance compliance, voter registration, programming and maintenance of voting equipment are directed through this office.

The department also establishes all election precincts and is responsible for recruiting and training precinct officials, providing voter outreach and education to the citizens of New Hanover County and keeping the public informed of all conduct relating to elections.

  • Rae Hunter-Havens
    Elections Director
    Phone: 910-798-7287
  • Gina Herring
    Elections Specialist
    Voter Registration
    Phone: 910-798-7292
  • David Wells
    Elections Database and Systems Specialist
    Voting Systems and Polling Places
    Phone: 910-798-7288
  • Sornatha Fulford
    Elections Compliance Specialist
    Campaign Finance
    Phone: 910-798-7224
  • Caroline Dawkins
    Elections Program and Outreach Coordinator
    Outreach, Recruitment, and Training
    Phone: 910-798-7289
  • Joan Geiszler-Ludlum
    Elections Administrative Technician
    Campaign Finance and Elections Support
    Phone: 910-798-7580
  • Elizabeth Burns
    Elections Specialist
    Absentee Voting and Voter Registration
    Phone: 910-798-7048
Board of Elections: 230 Government Center Drive, Suite 38 • Wilmington, NC 28403 • Phone 910-798-7330 • Fax 910-798-7295