N.C. Board of Elections

The N.C. State Board of Elections is the agency in charge of the administration of the elections process and campaign finance disclosure in North Carolina. The state board is made up of five members, who are appointed by the governor.

There are 100 county boards that facilitate local elections and voter registration. The state works with the counties to make sure these elections are fair and follow the law.

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Q & A with retiring Orange County Election Director Tracy Reams

Orange County Elections Director Tracy Reams announced her retirement effective January 31, 2018. Reams has been the Orange County Elections Director since January 2008. Staff writer Mattias Miller talked to her about the role she played as Elections Director and her aspirations after her retirement.


NC Voting Guide 2017

The deadline to register to vote in North Carolina is 25 days before the date of an election. Persons who are not registered in a county may register to vote during the one-stop early voting period by filling out a form and bringing a photo ID, such as an N.C. driver’s license, photo ID from a government agency or other forms of documents.