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Macon County, North Carolina
November 8, 2016
Macon Board of Elections
Candidate Detail List
Click the link above for a list of Candidates who have filed for office.
UOCAVA Election Notice
Click the link above to view or download the NC UOCAVA Election Notice.
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
and amended by
Macon County • Board of Elections
NOTICE OF CANVASS
Macon County Board of Elections met November 18, 2016 and voted to delay Canvass. Macon County Board of Elections will conduct Canvass of the November 8, 2016 General Election on Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at 2:00 PM. The meeting location is Macon County Board of Elections Boardroom located on the first floor of the Macon County Courthouse, 5 W Main Street, Franklin, NC 28734. Other election business may be transacted by the board at this time.
The Macon County Board of Elections is committed to conducting fair, honest, impartial and efficient elections so that all qualified citizens in Macon County may exercise their right to vote.
The Macon County Board of Elections provides:
The Macon County Board of Elections is also responsible for:
Types of Elections
There are three types of elections: Municipal, Primary and General elections. The following information will describe each type
General elections are held for the following offices:
* Four-year general elections (based on presidential election year).
Registered voters may vote for candidates in either party, regardless of their declared party affiliation.
A Primary Election is held to nominate a candidate to represent a political party in the General Election. Primary elections are held for the following offices:
Governor and other North Carolina officials such as:
Registered voters may vote ONLY in the primary election of their declared party. If a voter is registered as "unaffiliated", he/she may vote in either the Republican or Democratic primary election.
Macon County Board of Elections
The Macon County Board of Elections will hold regular meetings beginning at 10:00 a.m. on the
second Tuesday of each month in the Board of Elections boardroom, located on the first floor of
the Macon County Courthouse, 5 West Main Street, and Franklin NC 28734 as follows: