Board of Elections

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VOTER 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 meeting(s) of the Board of Elections:   Guest may join in-person or livestream

The Board is holding a closed session on Friday, 9/30/2022 with the following description:

The Craven County Board of Election has scheduled a special called meeting on Friday, September 30, 2022 at 5:00 PM. The meeting will be held in the first floor meeting room of the County Administration Building, 406 Craven Street, New Bern, NC 28560. The purpose of the meeting is to consider the qualifications, competence, performance, or condition of appointment of a public officer or employee or prospective public officer or employee [N.C.G.S. 143-318.11(a)(6)] and to consult with an attorney in order to protect the attorney-client privilege between the attorney and the public body, which is privilege is hereby acknowledged [N.C.G.S. 143-318.11(a)(3)]. Action may be taken.

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Craven County Board of Elections - Absentee Meeting
Tuesday, October 4, 2022 - 5:00 pm


Join on your computer, mobile app or room device 

Meeting ID: 213 367 532 142 
Passcode: vB6NgL 

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Craven County Board of Elections Regular Business Meeting
October 5, 2022, 2:00 pm

Join on your computer, mobile app or room device 

Meeting ID: 234 234 390 202 
Passcode: 83YApC 


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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)      

  • 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

FILING FOR OFFICE for November 2022 Elections
Ended at noon July 15, 2022

 Next Election:

Tuesday, November 8, 2022 General Election 

Polls on open at 6:30 am and close at 7:30 pm

You must vote at your assigned precinct based on your residential address to receive your correct ballot.

2022 November UOCAVA Election Notice

NOTICE OF GENERAL ELECTION


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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