NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the General Elections for "Federal, State, and County Offices" will be held in Rowan County on Tuesday, November 6, 2012.
The polls will be open for voting on that day from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
The board will meet if needed to approve and count absentee ballots and take care of other business necessary on the following dates and times:
Tuesday, October 16, 2012 1:00 p.m.
Tuesday, October 23, 2012 1:00 p.m.
Tuesday, October 30, 2012 1:00 p.m.
Monday, November 5, 2012 1:00 p.m.
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 1:00 p.m.
Absentee ballots will be permitted in said election.
Absentee ballots will be counted at the Board Office on November 6, 2012, beginning at 2:00 p.m. on that day.
Voters may register, transfer precincts, and change political affiliation through October 12, 2012. Voters who are already registered to vote need not re-register. The Election Office now has mail-in voter registration forms available. These forms must be postmarked no later than October 12, 2012 to be a valid application to register or make changes. A voter may pick up these forms at any Rowan Public Library or print the form from our web site at: www.rowancountync.gov . A person may register at the Board of Elections Office located in the Administrative Office Building at 130 West Innes Street. Office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Persons wishing to register and vote after the registration deadline may appear in person at a one-stop absentee voting site. In order for the voter to be eligible, the voter must complete the voter registration application form, provide proof of residence by presenting valid documents showing current name and address, and vote the same day.