November 5 Election results!!

Coming up!!

December 2 - December 20

Candidate Filing for 2020 Elections at the Board of Elections office. Below is a list of Local Offices up for re-election. Filing will begin at noon on the first day and end at noon on the last day.

County Commissioner District 2

County Commissioner District 5

School Board District 1 (2 seats)

School Board District 2 (1 seat)

Soil and Water Conservation (1 seat)

Cherokee County

Board of Elections


  • Gary Kilpatrick, Chairman
  • Eddie Adams, Secretary
  • Pat Ackerman, Board Member
  • Sandy Solesbee, Board Member
  • Craig Allen, Board Member

The Board of Elections now consists of five members. Three Democrats and two republicans each elected to a two year term.


The goal of the Cherokee County Board of Elections is to provide lawful, efficient, and timely execution of all elections. Our objective is to strive toward a progressive election process that meets every measure of the law as well as the demands of the 21st Century. We aim to provide fair elections for the Federal Government, the State of North Carolina, and Cherokee County. For more information on local and State Elections please visit the North Carolina State Board of Elections website.

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The Board of Elections holds it's regular monthly meeting on the first Wednesday of every month at 4:00 pm in the Board of Elections office. 40 Peachtreee Street Murphy NC.

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