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Phone : (828) 837-6670
Fax: (828) 837-7998


Mailing Address
40 Peachtree Street
Murphy, NC 28906

40 Peachtree Street
Suite B
Murphy, NC 28906

Department Head
Leighsa R. Jones
Director of Elections

September 22nd is National Voter Registration Day


Election Board

The election board is made up of three members, elected to two-year terms; the current term will expire in 2017:

  • Eddie Adams, Chairman
  • Judy Edwards, Secretary
  • Gary Kilpatrick, Board Member


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.

Upcoming Elections

Nov 1 - Last day to request absentee ballot by mail.

Nov 8 at 5:00 pm - Absentee ballots must be turned in to Board of Election office.




Oct 20  (8 am to 6 pm)

Oct 21  (8 am to 6 pm)

Oct 22  (8 am to 5 pm)

Oct 24 - Oct 28 (8 am to 6 pm)

Oct 29 (8 am to 5 pm)

Oct 31 (8 am to 5 pm)

Nov 1 - Nov 4 (8 am to 7 pm)

Nov 5 (8 am to 1 pm)



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