Cherokee County

Board of Elections


Members 

  • 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.

Objective

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. http://www.ncsbe.gov/

 



 


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. If you would like to be put on the agenda for a meeting please call our office at 828-837-6670. 

SPECIAL MEETINGS

The Board of Elections will conduct weekly absentee meetings beginning on Tuesday September 29. The meetings will take place on September 29th, October 6th, 13th, 20th and 27th at 2:00 and on Monday November 2nd at 5:00 pm. The location of the meetings will be 40 Peachtree Street Murphy, NC 28906.

As always all Board Meetings are open to the public!

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FILING FOR THE 2021 MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS BEGINS  FRIDAY JULY 2ND AT NOON AND ENDS FRIDAY JULY 16TH AT NOON!!

FOR INFORMATION PERTAINING TO MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS PLEASE SEE OUR PAGE OR YOU CAN VISIT THE STATE BOARD WEBSITE HERE

OFFICES TO BE ELECTED:

Town of Murphy:

Mayor

Tim Radford

Jeff Crane

Town Council (6 seats)

Frank Dickey

Keisha Dockery

Barbara Hughes

Barry McClure

Chandler Pash

Anne Rose

Gail Stansell

Town of Andrews:

Mayor

J L Franklin

James Reid

Randy Hogsed

Board of Aldermen (2 seats)

Steve Jordan

Glenn Parker

Jason Raxter

Alton Raymond III

Brandi Smith

Bryan Tomlin

Rebecca Woodard


NOTE: The board of elections office will be closed Monday July 5th in observance of independence day!