Board of Elections

Members
  • Connie Kelly, Director of Elections
  •  Carlton L. Hawkins, Chairperson

     
  • Hazel G Robinson, Secretary
  • Randy Benton, Member
  • Hilda R Pemberton, Member
  • Haywood E. Walters, Jr ,Member




The Richmond County Board of Elections is dedicated to maintaining accurate voter registration records. The Board conducts all elections held within Richmond County, and is responsible for enforcing the election laws of the state of North Carolina. 
Our principal functions include; establishing election precincts and voting sites, appointing and training precinct officials, preparing and distributing ballots, voting equipment, canvassing and certifying the ballots cast in elections, candidate campaign finance compliance and providing public information on elections and voting procedures, and investigating any voting irregularities.  
We provide assistance for persons who desire to file for office; and we are charged with conducting all elections in a fair, honest and impartial manner for the citizens of Richmond County and the six municipalities within its borders.  

Makeup of County Board of Elections

Election Results

Voter Information

Dobbins Heights Election                                         Tuesday, October 5, 2021

  1. Deadline to register to vote is Friday, September 10, 2021
  2. Absentee ballots are available.  Apply in person, by mail, fax or email.

Link:  https://www.richmondnc.com/DocumentCenter/View/5407/2021_NC_ABS_REQUEST_OctNov

  1. One-Stop No Excuse (Early) Absentee Voting:  

Begins: Thursday, September 16, 2021 

Ends:     Saturday, October 2, 2021

2021 Town of Dobbins Heights Early Voting Schedule


Municipal Elections                                                                          Tuesday, November 2, 2021

(Rockingham, Hamlet, Ellerbe, Hoffman)

  1. Deadline to register to vote is Friday, October 8, 2021
  2. Absentee ballots are available.  Apply in person, by mail, fax or email.

Link:  https://www.richmondnc.com/DocumentCenter/View/5407/2021_NC_ABS_REQUEST_OctNov One-Stop No Excuse (Early) Absentee Voting:  

Begins: Thursday, October 14, 2021 

Ends:     Saturday, October 30, 2021

Voters will not be required to show photo ID for the

March 3, 2020, primary election. In a December 31 order, a federal district court blocked North Carolina’s voter photo ID requirement from taking effect. The injunction will remain in place until further order of the court. This page will be updated when new information is available.



​ No se le exigirá a los votantes que muestren una identificación con foto durante las elecciones primarias del 3 de marzo de 2020. En una orden del 31 de diciembre, un tribunal federal de distrito bloqueó el requisito de identificación con foto para votación en Carolina del Norte. El requerimiento permanecerá en vigencia hasta nueva orden de la corte. Esta página se actualizará cuando haya nueva información disponible.

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How do I register to vote in Richmond County?

Register to Vote

Military and Overseas Absentee Voting

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Where is My Polling Location?

Polling Place Locations

ABSENTEE VOTING