Elections

The Elections office is responsible for registering all qualified persons to vote, providing absentee voting services, validating signatures on candidate petitions, maintaining accurate updated files on voters, preparing for and running all County elections. We are committed to providing the best possible services and conducting efficient, fair, honest and impartial elections.

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Dates to Remember

Day Date Description
Monday March 19, 2018 Absentee Voting Begins
Tuesday May 1, 2018 | 5 PM Last Day to Request Absentee by Mail
Friday April 13, 2018 | 5 PM Voter Registration & Voter Changes Ends
Thursday April 19, 2018 One-Stop Early Voting Begins
Saturday May 5, 2018 | 1 PM One-Stop Early Voting Ends
Tuesday May 8, 2018 | 6:30 AM - 7:30 PM Primary Election

Early Voting Daily Totals


Use the link below to download a report reflecting daily early voting totals by site from:

  • Board of Elections office (Salisbury)
  • South Rowan Library (China Grove)
  • American Legion Building (Rockwell)
  • Absentee (military, civilian, overseas, etc.).
These totals will be updated daily after 6 PM.  

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Registered Voter Lookup Sample Ballot - click here
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