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Bradley R. Putnam,
115 W. Main St.
Ph: (704) 736-8480
Fx: (704) 736-8804
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday - Friday
The goal of the Board of Election is to provide the citizens of the county with the best possible services, and to conduct fair, honest and impartial elections in an efficient and economical manner.
The Board of Election Office is charged with the overall responsibility of administering the election process and campaign finance disclosures for all elections held in Lincoln County.
IMPORTANT DATES FOR 2018 ELECTIONS
Find out when filing starts, how much filing fees are and dates for all 2018 elections.
Click here for a pdf
Includes all Active and Inactive from January 23, 2017.
Click here for a pdf of Voter Statistics by Precinct
ABSENTEE BALLOT REQUEST FORM
Click here for a pdf of absentee form
The State Board of Elections website has Absentee by Mail and One-Stop lists on its website. The link to the website is http://www.ncsbe.gov/absentee-data
. These lists are updated daily.
VOTER ID ELECTION NEWS
On July 29, 2016 a panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit struck down photo ID requirements and other elections procedures enacted under S.L. 2013-381
, and amended by S.L. 2015-103
. Barring any alternative outcome on appeal, the following are no longer enforceable
Photo ID requirement contained in Part 2 of Session Law 2013-381,
as amended by Session Law 2015-103;
Removal of preregistration contained in Part 12;
Elimination of same-day registration contained in Part 16;
Changes to early voting contained in Part 25; and
Elimination of out-of-precinct voting contained in Part 49.
Please check back at this website for updates as they become available.