Board of Elections

NoVOTER HISTORY: HISTORY IN ANY ELECTION IS NOT SEEN ON YOUR VOTER RECORD UNTIL AFTER THE COUNTY HAS HAD THEIR CANVASS MEETING FOR THE ELECTION.

About the Board

The Craven County Board of Elections operates under a five member board that is appointed every two years. The board is two Democrats, two Republicans, and a Chair that is appointed by the Governor, effective January 31 (Session Law 2018-146).

The Craven County Board of Elections has 3 full-time employees. The County Board of Elections is State-governed and County-funded. The Office is responsible for all voter registration and elections in Craven County. The right to vote is the cornerstone of American freedom. Your vote counts. Voters should feel that the process is just and be allowed to express their viewpoints through their ballots.

Board Meetings

Meetings are held in the Board of Elections One-Stop/Training Room in the Craven County Government Administration building located at 406 Craven Street in New Bern. 

The next meetings of the Board of Elections:   Guest may join in-person or livestream

Wednesday, December 15, 2021 Regular Meeting 2 pm           Agenda

Meeting Information  

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 Regular Meeting Notice                        Current Board Meeting Schedule

If you would like to be put on the agenda to speak please follow the Public Agenda Policy.  Requests have to be made 48 hours before the scheduled meeting.

Craven County Public Agenda Policy

Current Board Members (2021-2023)       Past Board Members

  • Chair:  Zeda B. Trice, Democrat
  • Democrat Member: Edward R. Dzioba, Secretary
  • Democrat Member: Ronnie D. Lovick
  • Republican Member:  Brian J. Gatchel
  • Republican Member:  Matthew P. Schwob

NEXT ELECTION: 

TUESDAY, MARCH 8, 2022 PRIMARY ELECTIONS 

Filing for state, federal, and county offices 

begins 12 noon December 6, 2021 and ends 12 noon December 17, 2021

City of New Bern Election will be March 8, 2022 with filing dates:

FILING DATES CITY OF NEW BERN

begins noon on December 6, 2021and ends noon on December 17, 2021. 

IF NEEDED FURTHER UPDATES WILL BE POSTED HERE.

If you need to look up your polling site information (what precinct you are assigned to)  go to the Voter Information page on the left of this page and click on the Quick Link that says       Find your Polling Site

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