Members of New Hanover County Board of Elections Sworn In

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – At a regular meeting on April 9, members of the New Hanover County Board of Elections were sworn into their positions for the 2019-2021 term.

The North Carolina State Board of Elections appointed new members Carter E. Jewell and Skip Watkins as well as former members Jonathan W. Washburn and Evelyn A. Bryant. Governor Cooper appointed former member Thomas C. Pollard as chair, in accordance with state law. The county board elected Evelyn A. Bryant as Secretary.

The New Hanover County Board of Elections is responsible for conducting all elections in the county by establishing election precincts and voting sites, appointing and training precinct officials, preparing and distributing ballots and voting equipment, certifying cast ballots, and investigating voter irregularities. It maintains voter registration and participation records, and provides public information on voters and elections.

Additional information about the New Hanover County Board of Elections, including board member bios and official portraits can be found at

Release Contact:
Rae Hunter-Havens
Elections Director


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