Notice of Election




The statewide second primary will be held on Tuesday, May 14, 2024. 


Polls will be open from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Election Day. Voters must go to their assigned precinct on Election Day.


Voters will be asked to show photo ID when they vote. All voters will be allowed to vote with or without ID. Voters who lack ID can get one for free from their county board of elections. Find out more at 


Early voting will be held at the following locations from Thursday, April 25, 2024, to Saturday, May 11, 2024:

  • Cherokee County Board of Elections office, 40 Peachtree Street, Murphy, NC 28906


Weekday voting will be held from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. during this period and the Saturday voting on 5-11-24 will be from 8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.


Absentee ballots will be mailed to voters who have requested them as soon as they are available.  A voter can fill out an absentee ballot request at, or by filling out a request form provided by the board of elections. The request must be received through the website or by the Cherokee County Board of Elections by 5 p.m. May 7, 2024. 


All voters who are registered with the political party of the candidates on the ballot are eligible to vote in the second primary. Additionally, voters who are not affiliated with any party and who either didn’t vote in the first primary or voted the ballot of the party for which the second primary is being held are eligible to participate. For example, if a second primary is held for the Republican nomination for lieutenant governor, then all registered Republicans and unaffiliated voters who did not vote or voted the Republican ballot in the first primary would be eligible.


Questions? Call the Cherokee County Board of Elections Office at 828-837-6670 or send an email to


                                                                        Gary Kilpatrick, Chairman

                                                                        Cherokee County Board of Elections