Notices


Board of Elections Meetings

The Watauga County Board of Elections holds regularly scheduled meetings on the second Tuesday of each month at 4:00 p.m. in the Commissioners’ Board Room on the first floor of the Watauga County Administration Building located at 814 West King Street, Boone, North Carolina, pursuant to NC GS 163-31.


Watauga County One Stop Early Voting Sites & Schedule

Click HERE to see a sample ballot.

Watauga County Admin Bldg, Commissioners' Board Room, Ground Floor - 814 W King St
ASU Plemmons Student Union, Blue Ridge Ballroom -  263 Locust Street
Blowing Rock Town Hall, 1036 Main Street
Deep Gap Fire Department, 6583 Old 421 South
Meat Camp Fire Department, 4797 NC HWY 194 N
Western Watauga Community Center, 1081 Old US 421

ALL SITES ARE OPEN ON THE SAME DATES AND TIMES
7am - 7pm  October 17 - 19
7am - 7pm  October 22 - 26
7am - 7pm  October 29 - November 2
8am - 1pm  November 3(Saturday)

Voters registered in Watauga County can vote at ANY early voting site they choose.


For more information on statewide Judicial Candidates and the Constitutional Amendments click HERE.


 2018 General Election Absentee Ballot Request Form

You can vote by mail for any reason by submitting an Absentee Ballot Request. Click HERE to download the form.

  1. Download a VOTER REGISTRATION FORM, click HERE
  2. Mail the completed, SIGNED form to:
    Watauga County Board of Elections
    PO Box 528
    Boone, NC 28607

    **Please include your mailing address if it is different than your residential address.

TO VIEW WATAUGA COUNTY'S UOCAVA NOTICE CLICK HERE

The Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act (UOCAVA) is a federal law that requires states to allow certain voters who are absent from their county of residence to have special rights that provide an expedited means for them to register and vote by mail-in absentee ballot. In order to qualify under the provisions of UOCAVA in this state, a voter must be a legal resident of North Carolina. Citizens covered by UOCAVA include:

  • A member of the active or reserve components of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard of the United States who is on active duty.
  • A member of the Merchant Marine, the commissioned corps of the Public Health Service, or the commissioned corps of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration of the United States.
  • A member of the National Guard or state militia unit who is on activated status.
  • A spouse or dependent of a uniformed services member as listed above.
  • U.S. citizens residing outside the United States.

Vote in Honor of a Veteran

The Vote in Honor of a Veteran Program provides North Carolina citizens an opportunity to pay tribute to those that have served, and continue to serve, this country to protect our freedom. You can honor a Veteran on any Election Day by requesting a pin and/or sharing a story, that may be posted on the North Carolina State Board of Elections website. For more information click HERE or call (828)265-8061


Contact Us

Mailing Address:
Watauga County Board of Elections
PO Box 528
Boone, NC 28607

Physical Address:
Watauga County Board of Elections
842 W. King St, Suite 6
Boone, NC 28607

Hours of Operations
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Phone:
828-265-8061
Fax:
828-265-8068
Email:
Matthew.Snyder@watgov.org

Board Members
Nancy Owen, Chairman
Jane Ann Hodges, Vice-Chairman
Eric Eller, Secretary
Richard Rapfogel, Member

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