Cherokee County

Board of Elections


Members 

  • Gary Kilpatrick, Chairman
  • Charles Hoesch, Board Member
  • Shelley Debty, Board Member
  • Sandy Solesbee, Board Member
  • Craig Allen, Secretary

The Board of Elections now consists of five members. Three Democrats and two republicans each elected to a two year term.

Objective

The goal of the Cherokee County Board of Elections is to provide lawful, efficient, and timely execution of all elections. Our objective is to strive toward a progressive election process that meets every measure of the law as well as the demands of the 21st Century. We aim to provide fair elections for the Federal Government, the State of North Carolina, and Cherokee County. For more information on local and State Elections please visit the North Carolina State Board of Elections website. http://www.ncsbe.gov/

 



 


The Board of Elections holds it’s regular monthly meeting on the first Wednesday of every month at 4:00 pm in the Board of Elections office. 40 Peachtreee Street Murphy NC. If you would like to be put on the agenda for a meeting please call our office at 828-837-6670. 

SPECIAL MEETINGS

Absentee Meetings: Absentee Meetings for the upcoming General election will be held at the Board of Elections office at 40 Peachtree St. (Meeting 

Tuesday October 4th @ 4:00

Tuesday October 11th @ 4:00

Tuesday October 18th @ 4:00

Tuesday October 25th @ 4:00

Tuesday November 1st @ 4:00

Monday November 7th @ 2:00




As always all Board Meetings are open to the public!



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Dates to Remember:

September 9, 2022 - Date by which Absentee Ballots must be available. 

October 4, 2022 - Absentee Board Meeting #1

October 11, 2022 - Absentee Board Meeting #2

October 14, 2022 - Voter Registration Deadline

October 15, 2022 - One-stop observer list due

October 18, 2022 - Absentee Board Meeting #3

October 20, 2022 - One-stop voting begins

October 25, 2022 - Absentee Board Meeting #4

November 1, 2022 - Absentee Board Meeting #5

November 1, 2022 - Last day to request absentee ballot by mail

November 3, 2022 - Election Day observer lists due. 

November 5, 2022 - One-stop voting ends at 3:00

November 7, 2022 - Absentee Board Meeting

November 8, 2022 - Statewide General Election

November 10, 2022 - Sample Audit Count

November 14, 2022 - Civilian Absentee Return deadline

November 18, 2022 - County Canvass

November 29, 2022 - State Canvass


EARLY VOTING DATES AND TIME

Thursday Oct 20 - 8:00 am - 7:30 pm

Friday Oct 21 - 8:00 am - 7:30 pm

Monday oct 24 - 8:00 am - 7:30 pm

Tuesday Oct 25 - 8:00 am - 7:30 pm

Wednesday Oct 26 - 8:00 am - 7:30 pm

Thursday Oct 27 - 8:00 am - 7:30 pm

Friday Oct 28 - 8:00 am - 7:30 pm

Monday Oct 31 - 8:00 am - 7:30 pm

Tuesday November 1 - 8:00 am to 7:30 pm

Wednesday November 2 - 8:00 am - 7:30 pm

Thursday November 3 - 8:00 am - 7:30 pm

Friday November 4 - 8:00 am - 7:30 pm

Saturday November 5 - 8:00 am - 3:00 pm


Location: 40 Peachtree St. Murphy NC (Board of Elections Office)