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:

June 18, 2019 Absentee Meeting for July 9 2nd Primary  5 pm

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: JULY 9, 2019 REPUBLICAN 2ND PRIMARY 

US CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT 3

See Special Election section on left side of page.