Contact the County Board of Elections Office for information about:
Voter registration applications
One-Stop Absentee voting
Precinct polling locations
Challenges and complaints
All other questions related to elections
Group classes on how to use a voting machine
Public information including election results, voter lists, sample ballots and other data
Meeting dates for the upcoming election:
October 17 - Absentee
October 14 - Absentee
October 24 - Voting Machine Testing
October 31 - Absentee
November 6 - Absentee
November 7 - Election Day
November 17 - Canvass
Please see the department links on the upper left side of this page for more information on candidates, elections, registering to vote, sample ballots and polling locations.
The Board of Elections has posted the 2017 Municipal Election Notice.
The Board of Elections has posted the 2017 Municipal Election Notice Update.
2017 Official Election Notice - This document is a PDF From. It must be downloaded and opened manually in order to view the form.
NC Elections has published Election Integrity Data Request document for public review. Election Integrity Data - This document is a PDF From. It must be downloaded and opened manually in order to view the form.
NC Elections has published Candidate Filing 2017 document for public review. Candidate Filing 2017 - This document is a PDF From. It must be downloaded and opened manually in order to view the form.
PHOTO ID, SAME-DAY REGISTRATION, OUT-OF-PRECINCT VOTING, &
On July 29, a panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit struck down photo ID requirements and other elections procedures enacted under S.L. 2013-381 and amended by S.L. 2015-103. Barring any alternative outcome on appeal, the following are no longer enforceable:
Photo ID requirement contained in Part 2 of Session Law 2013-381, as amended by Session Law 2015-103;
Removal of preregistration contained in Part 12 of Session Law 2013-381;
Elimination of same-day registration contained in Part 16 of Session Law 2013-381;
Changes to early voting contained in Part 25 of Session Law 2013-381; and
Elimination of out-of-precinct voting contained in Part 49 of Session Law 2013-381.
One-Stop Voting Plan - This document is a PDF From. It must be downloaded and opened manually in order to view the form.
Elections results website.
Absentee Ballot Request Form (pdf)
This is the ONLY form acceptable if you vote by mail. The Swain County Board of Elections cannot accept any written requests.
Board of Elections
Board of Elections Office
1422 US Hwy 19 South
Bryson City, NC 28713
PO Box 133
Bryson City, NC 28713
8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Monday - Friday