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2022 Election Dates

Primary Election – Tuesday, May 17, 2022

(The primary election date was changed in a ruling by the State Supreme Court)

General Election – Tuesday, November 8, 2022

2022 Election Calendar revised 1.12.22 (PDF)

Primary Election Important Dates

Primary Election – Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Monday, March 28th

Absentee ballots available

Sunday, April 17th

Residency deadline

Friday, April 22nd

(Forms must be postmarked by this date)

Voter registration deadline – deadline for party changes

Thursday, April 28th – Saturday, May 14th

One-stop absentee voting

Tuesday, May 10th   

Last day to request absentee ballot

Tuesday, May 17th, at 5:00 pm

Hand delivered absentee ballots due at the Board of Elections office

Tuesday, May 17th – polls open 6:30 am – 7:30 pm

Primary Election

Friday, May 20th

(Must be postmarked on or before May 17th)

Mailed absentee ballots due at the Board of Elections office

Friday, May 27th, 11:00 am

Canvass

General Election Important Dates

General Election – Tuesday, November 8, 2022

Friday, September 9th  

Absentee ballots available

Sunday, October 9th

Residency deadline

Friday, October 14th

(Forms must be postmarked by this date)

Voter registration deadline

Thursday, October 20th – Saturday, November 5th   

One-stop absentee voting

Tuesday, November 1st  

Last day to request absentee ballot

Tuesday, November 8th, at 5:00 pm

Hand delivered absentee ballots due at the Board of Elections office

Tuesday, November 8th – polls open 6:30 am – 7:30 pm

General Election

 Friday November 11th

(Must be postmarked on or before November 8th)

Mailed absentee ballots due at the Board of Elections office

Friday, November 18th, 11:00 am

Canvass

Candidate Filing

2022 Filing Fees updated 1.12.22 (PDF)

Filing Dates: Candidate filing began on Monday, December 6 at noon.  On December 8, the North Carolina Supreme Court suspended candidate filing for all offices for the 2022 primary election and changed the primary election date from March 8 to May 17, 2022.

Update 1/12/22: Candidate filing will resume at 8 a.m. Thursday, February 24, and end at noon on Friday, March 4, under an order issued Tuesday by the Superior Court of Wake County.

Candidate Withdrawal Deadline: Tuesday, March 1, 2022, 5:00 PM

No person shall be permitted to file as a candidate in a party primary unless that person has been affiliated with that party for at least 90 days as of the date of that person filing such notice of candidacy.  A person registered as “unaffiliated” shall be ineligible to file as a candidate in a party primary election.

Office Filing Fee Where to file?
US Senate $1,740 State
US House of Representatives $1,740 State
NC Senate $140 County
NC House (Districts 17 and 19) $140 County
Justice, NC Supreme Court $1,608 State
Judge, NC Court of Appeals $1,502 State
Judge, District Court $1,251 State
District Attorney $1,374 State
Clerk of Court $1,208 County
Sheriff* $1,478 County
County Commissioner (Districts 1 and 2) $277 County
Board of Education (Districts 3 and 5) $157 County

*Candidates for sheriff: Effective 2021, candidates for sheriff may not file for candidacy if they have been convicted of a felony, even if the felony was expunged. Before filing, candidates must complete several forms and a disclosure statement verifying that they have had no prior felony convictions or expungements. Find the forms and additional information at Sheriffs’ Training & Standards Division | NCDOJ. A person who receives an unconditional pardon of innocence for their felony may file for the office of sheriff or be appointed to that office.  Prospective candidates should start completing the forms at least a month before filing.

Soil & Water Candidate Filing

Filing Dates:  Monday, June 13, 2022 at noon through Friday, July 1, 2022 at noon

Candidate Withdrawal Deadline:  Tuesday, June 28, 2021, 5:00 PM

Office Filing Fee Where to file?
Soil & Water $5 County
List of Candidates

A list of candidates that have filed for office will be posted here at the end of each day of the filing period.

Candidate List 12.8.21 (PDF)

Statewide lists are posted on the State Board of Elections website.

Candidate filing was suspended on December 8 by the North Carolina Supreme Court.

One-Stop Early Voting

One-stop early voting for the May 17, 2022 primary will begin on Thursday, April 28 and end on Saturday, May 14.  When the schedule is finalized it will be posted here.  For more information about early voting, including same day registration, visit our One-Stop page.

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75 Stamp Act Drive NE (Building H) Bolivia, NC, 28422

Mailing Address PO Box 2, Bolivia, NC, 28422

(910) 253-2620
(910) 253-2618
elections@brunswickcountync.gov
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