General Election - November 3rd



You may request an absentee ballot for November 3rd now!

Absentee Ballot Request Form (Paper)

Absentee Ballot Request Portal (Electronic)



Track your ballot with BallotTrax




One Stop Early Voting

Womack Building, Columbus (across from courthouse)

October 15th - October 31st

All Weekdays:  8:00 am - 7:30 pm

Saturdays 10/17 and 10/24:  8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 10/31:  8:00 am - 3:00 pm
   

 General Election Day
November 3rd
6:30am - 7:30pm
Vote at your precinct location on election day      



Next Board of Elections Meetings:


                      
                 

Absentee Meetings

September 29th, 5:00 pm
October 6th, 5:00 pm
October 13th, 5:00 pm
October 20th, 5:00 pm
October 27th, 5:00 pm
 November 2, 5:00 pm  


 Agenda: 1) Approve Absentee Ballots

Meetings are in-person, limited seating available



@ Board of Elections Office
                     Womack Building, 40 Courthouse St. Columbus NC 28722



30 Day Residency Notice:
 

You must be a resident of North Carolina and of Polk County at least 30 days prior to any Municipal, Primary, General Election or Presidential Election.

VOTER REGISTRATION APPLICATION


Campaign Finance Information
www.ncsbe.gov


 

The Polk County Board of Elections is committed to conducting fair, honest, impartial and efficient elections so that all qualified citizens in Polk County may exercise their right to vote. The Elections Office is responsible for conducting all elections in Polk County, including municipal, county, state, and federal elections, as well as special referenda.

Services Include:

  • -Maintain Voter Registration Records
  • -Receive Candidate Filing for General Assembly and local candidates
  • -Campaign Finance office for local candidates/committees 
  • -Provide for Remote Absentee Voting
  • -Provide for Election Day Voting
  • -Report Election Day Results to Public and Authorities
  • -Evaluate and Improve Election Services
  • -Provide Election Reports and Statistical Information
  • -Provide Precinct Official Training and Educate Election Day Officials

Other Community Services Include:

  • -Provide voter and precinct information to public
  • -Provide registration materials and advice for community registration drives
  • -Visit community groups for voter/election education

NC State Board of Elections Web site = http://www.ncsbe.gov/

 

The following are the Board Members for 2019-2021:
Chair Sharon Goettert,  Member Renee McDermott, Secretary Michael Veatch, Member Keith Holbert, and Member Scott Woodworth

Contact Information

STAFF CONTACTS
Cliff Marr
Director of Elections
828-894-8181
cmarr@polknc.org

Board of Elections Address (Physical and Mailing)
40 Courthouse St.
Columbus, NC 28722
PO Box 253
8:30 am -5:00 PM Mon-Fri
828-894-8181
polkboe@polknc.org