Welcome to the Election Official Resource Portal! This portal has been created exclusively for election officials in New Hanover County to allow for access to elections-related documents, training, and more. This portal is updated regularly to ensure that you have the most accurate and up-to-date information. Feel free to explore and utilize all this site has to offer, as it will strengthen your position an as election official in the state of North Carolina. The buttons below and to the right offer plenty of useful information relating to all the specific positions in a polling place and election officials as a whole.

  • Instructional Manuals
  • Compensation Details
  • Absentee Request
  • Service History Report

Below are direct links to access precinct and one-stop official assignments. Credentials have been provided to Chief Judges and Site Coordinators to access the protected list that includes contact information. All lists will be updated daily by 9:00 AM.

Assignments (Public)

Assignments (Chief Judges)

  • Election Day Assignments (Coming Soon)

The New Hanover County Board of Elections produces a newsletter periodically to keep you informed of changes in elections administration and general updates. To see our newsletters, click any of the links below.

Primary Contact Information

The primary means of contacting the Board of Elections is by sending an email to the account listed below. This will ensure a swift response to a request or inquiry.


Secondary Contact Information

The secondary means of contacting the Board of Elections will be by telephone. The main phone number for Board of Elections is as follows:


  • July 7, 2017Candidate Filing Begins (12PM)
  • July 21, 2017Candidate Filing Ends (12PM)
  • October 6, 2017Absentee Ballots Available
  • October 8, 2017Residency Deadline
  • October 13, 2017Voter Registration Deadline
  • October 19, 2017One-Stop Voting Period Begins
  • October 31, 2017Last Day to Request an Absentee Ballot
  • November 4, 2017One-Stop Voting Period Ends
  • November 7, 2017Municipal Election Day (Polls open 6:30AM-7:30PM)
  • November 7, 2017Last Day to Return Absentee Ballots by Hand (5:00PM)
  • November 13, 2017Last Day to Return Absentee Ballots by Mail (Postmarked on or before 11/7)
  • November 17, 2017Canvass (11:00AM)
  • Election Day

    Until the Primary Election! Tuesday, May 8, 2018

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