Board of Elections

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

Wednesday, July 19, 2022 2 pm  Regular Meeting/Runoff Absentee  

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       Meeting Notice                        Current Board Meeting Schedule

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)       Past Board Members

  • 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

Soil & Water: Starts noon June 13 ends noon July 1, 2022

Municipal Offices (Bridgeton, Trent Woods, Dover, City of Havelock, River Bend, First Craven Sanitary):  Starts noon July 1 and ends noon July 15, 2022   

Board of Education District 1 Unexpired Term: Starts noon July 1 and ends noon July 15, 2022

 NEXT ELECTIONS

TUESDAY, JULY  26, 2022 CITY OF NEW BERN RUNOFF ELECTION for Mayor, Ward 1 & Ward 2 only

City of New Bern Precinct List for July 26, 2022 Runoff 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 July UOCAVA Election Notice

2022 July Election Notice

2022 July Transfer of Voters (03 & 11)

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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