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. 

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

The next meetings of the Board of Elections:

Monday, November 4, 2019 5 pm (Absentee City of Havelock Municipal Election)

Board Dates 2019                          Regular Meeting Notice

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: Municipal and First Craven Sanitary Elections

Town of Bridgeton, Town of Cove City, Town of Dover, Town of River Bend, Town of Trent Woods,Town of Vanceboro, and City of Havelock

 NOVEMBER 5, 2019 

POLLS WILL BE OPEN 6:30 AM UNTIL 7:30 PM

go to Municipal Elections on left of page for more information

IF NEEDED FURTHER UPDATES WILL BE POSTED HERE.

Precinct List with addresses

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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