New Hanover County Board of Elections

Local - January 13
5:30 am
Tue January 14, 2014

New Hanover County Uses This Year's Elections to Prep For Upcoming Voter ID Changes

The 2014 state legislative elections could be the last in which voters don’t have to comply with the Voter Information Verification Act of 2013—also known as VIVA. This controversial law, which requires ballot-casting North Carolinians to present photo ID, goes into effect just in time for the federal elections of 2016, and could render 200,000 citizens ineligible to vote. In order to identify at-risk voters in New Hanover County, the Board of Elections will be screening for IDs throughout this year.

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Local - November 15
2:54 pm
Fri November 15, 2013

Vote Recount Confirms Dan Wilcox as Carolina Beach Mayor

The Board of Elections met to recount votes this morning at the New Hanover County Government Center.

Carolina Beach’s new mayor is confirmed. WHQR’s Katie O’Reilly witnessed this morning’s Board of Elections recount, which solidified the victory of Dan Wilcox over incumbent Bob Lewis.

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1:37 pm
Fri July 26, 2013

New Hanover County Plans for Upcoming Municipal Elections

The New Hanovor County Board of Elections seeks to make voting at various polling places a more uniform experience this November.
Courtesy Tom Arthur

The New Hanover County Board of Elections convened Thursday to plan for the 2013 Municipal Elections. While the board voted unanimously in favor of one-stop voting this November, the types of polling places to be used presented a more complex issue to navigate.

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5:00 am
Fri October 12, 2012

The ins and outs of voting in New Hanover County

Today is the last day for New Hanover County residents to register to vote for the November 6 election. But if you haven’t made this happen yet, don’t fear. WHQR’s Sara Wood found some good advice for weathering voting season.

With less than a week before One Stop Voting, or early voting, begins, Elections Director Marvin McFadyen says the most important thing for voters to do is make sure registration is up to date and accurate.

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5:00 am
Mon August 20, 2012

Email urges voters to call NHC Board of Elections for Early Voting site on UNCW Campus

An email making the rounds is urging voters to call the New Hanover County Board of Elections and ask for an Early Voting Site on the UNCW campus. 

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