Board of Elections
The Rutherford County Board of Elections is the county
agency charged with overall responsibility for
administration of the elections process and campaign
finance disclosure in Rutherford County.
We hope you find this site contains useful information that helps
you take a more informed role in the voting process.
1st Tuesday of each month at 12:30 p.m. at the Board of Elections Office.
Meetings will only be held if business is scheduled
Notice of Special Meeting 2/7/2020 at 12:30 PM at the
Rutherford County Annex building located at
289 N Main St in Rutherfordton. The Purpose of the meeting
is to interview candidates for Director of Elections
Important Update on Photo ID
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.
Please see the State Board's web site for further information at
Sample Ballots for Primary Election March 3, 2020
Democratic Party Congressional District 05
Democratic Party Congressional District 11
Republican Party Congressional District 05
Republican Party Congressional District 11