Board of Elections

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)287-6140 Fax

Dawn Lovelace

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.

Offices open for Election in 2022.
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Important Election Dates for 2022
- To vote on Election Day you must go to your Precinct. 
Not sure where your precinct is? 

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- In a Primary Election, You MUST vote in the Party's Primary that you are registered in. If you are registered as Unaffiliated, You may choose One party's Primary to vote in.  If there is a 2nd Primary, You Must vote the same party as you chose in the 1st Primary. 
Please make sure You are registered with the party of your choice before Feb. 11, 2022
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



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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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