Board of Elections
Thursday, November 5, 2020
How to Know Your Vote Counted in North Carolina
North Carolina elections officials release a news release to remind Election Day voters that it may take a few weeks before their “voter history” is updated to reflect their recent vote in their voter record available through the State Board of Elections’ Voter Search tool.
The State Board of Elections and county boards of elections are inundated with questions from voters about whether their ballot was counted in the 2020 general election. In almost every single case, the answer will be yes.
The complete news release explains the process and answers some important questions voters are asking.
The Currituck County Board of Elections conducts federal, state, and county elections. This department has the overall responsibility for the administration of:
- voter registration
- electoral process
- and campaign finance disclosures.
The Board of Elections operates under a 5 member board appointed every 2 years by the State Board of Elections. The present board consists of:
- B. Gary McGee, Chair
- Alice Malesky, Vice Chair
- Susan Johnson, Secretary
- Alex Gottschalk
- Eldon L. Miller, III
Responsibilities of the Board of Elections
- Conducts Federal, State and County elections
- Registers all eligible voters who meet age and residency requirements
- Tallies elections results
- Appoints and trains precinct officials
- Maintains records on registered voters and voting patterns in the County
- Provides for the purchase (pdf) of printouts, diskettes, and address labels
Easy Things You Can Do
There are some things you can do to make voting easier.