Board of Elections

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 meeting of the Board of Elections:

Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at 2 pm

Board Dates 2020                         Regular Meeting Notice

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

Members (2019-2021)

  • 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: 2020 Primary Elections

March 3, 2020

FILING DATES FOR ALL OFFICES FOR ELECTION IN 2020  ARE: START NOON, MONDAY DEC. 2; END NOON, FRIDAY, DEC. 20

GO TO CANDIDATE'S INFORMATION ON LEFT OF PAGE FOR MORE INFORMATION

POLLS ARE OPEN 6:30 AM UNTIL 7:30 PM ON MARCH 3, 2020

Precinct List with addresses


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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