Board of Elections

County
Board of Elections

Hours Monday-Friday
8:30 - 5:00

Physical Address:
298 Fairground Road Spindale, 
NC 28160

Mailing Address:
PO Box 927 Rutherfordton, 
NC 28139

(828)287-6030
(828)287-6140 Fax

Dawn Lovelace
Director

Board Members:
Frances Lockwood, Chairperson
Gail Parton
Angela Plackis, Secretary
Georgia Steele
Linda Smith

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.

Municipal Election Date: November 2, 2021


ONE-STOP SCHEDULE FOR 2021
2021 Candidates 
SAMPLE BALLOTS FOR 2021
TOWN OF BOSTIC
CHIMNEY ROCK VILLAGE
TOWN OF ELLENBORO
TOWN OF FOREST CITY
TOWN OF LAKE LURE
TOWN OF RUTH
TOWN OF RUTHERFORDTON
TOWN OF SPINDALE

 For Immediate Release:  Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Constitution, Green parties no longer recognized in North Carolina

To vote on Election Day you must go to your Precinct.  Not sure where your precinct is? 
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Meeting Schedule for Rutherford County Board of Elections

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

BOARD MEETING SCHEDULE

 

 ABSENTEE BOARD MEETINGS  FOR 2021
 Date:  Time:
August 17, 2021  12:30 pm
October 12, 2021  12:30 pm
October 19, 2021  12:30 pm
October 26, 2021  12:30 pm
November 01, 2021   5:00 pm
November 02, 2021  5:00 pm
November 08, 2021  9:00 am
November 09, 2021  11:00 am













Important Update on Photo ID

 Until further order of the court, voters are not required to show photo ID. The law was enjoined by a federal district court on December 31, 2019. This page will be updated if new information becomes available.

Voter ID information 

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