2017 ELECTION NOTICES
2017 Municipal Candiates
QA Election Integrity Commission Request
Board of Elections Meeting Announcement
Official Election Results for 11/08/2016
Map of Old Election Districts
New Election Districts Map/Precincts
pursuant to NCGS 163-166.4
PHOTO ID, SAME-DAY REGISTRATION, OUT-OF-PRECINCT VOTING & PREREGISTRATION
On July 29, a panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit struck down photo ID requirements and other elections procedures enacted under S.L. 2013-381 and amended by S.L. 2015-103. Barring any alternative outcome on appeal, the following are no longer enforceable:
- Photo ID requirement contained in Part 2 of Session Law 2013-381, as amended by Session Law 2015-103
- Removal of preregistration contained in Part 12 of Session Law 2013-381
- Elimination of same-day registration contained in Part 16 of Session Law 2013-381
- Changes to early voting contained in Part 25 of Session Law 2013-381
- Elimination of out-of-precinct voting contained in Part 49 of Session Law 2013-381
The district court order is available
here. Please check back at this website for updates as they become available.
Absentee By-Mail Changes
Pursuant to NCGS 163-230.2, a completed written request form for an absentee ballot is valid only if it is on a form created by the State Board of Elections and signed by the voter requesting absentee ballots or that voter's near relative or verifiable legal guardian. Voters may make a request in person or by writing to the county board for the form to request an absentee ballot. These applications are also available for pick-up in the Board of Elections office. Click below to download.
Pursuant to NCGS 163 Duplin County Board of Elections will meet the first Wednesday of every month at 3P.M. unless otherwise posted.
Absentee Board meetings will be held (pursuant to NCGS 163) on October 18th, 25th, and November 1st, 7th, 8th, all at 5:00 p.m.
State Absentee Ballot Request Form (.doc)
State Absentee Ballot Request Form (.pdf)
***New!!! Vote In Honor of a Vet Program Click here for details***
The Mission of the Duplin County Board
of Elections is to provide free, open, honest and professionally
managed election services to our community. The Board of Elections
is unique among government agencies since we have the responsibility
for protecting the will of the people; protecting democracy as a
concept and form of government; and for establishing fairness and
equity in the process of self governance.
The Board of Elections is responsible
for conducting all elections held in Duplin County . The Board administers
and oversees all federal, state and local elections. A few of our
principal functions include establishing election precincts and
voting sites; appointing and training precinct officials; designing,
preparing and distributing ballots; procuring, testing and maintaining
voting equipment; canvassing and certifying the ballots cast in
elections; investigating any voting irregularities; maintaining
voter registration and participation records; conducting candidate
filing; receiving, auditing and maintaining campaign finance reports;
and providing public information upon request.