Notices

If you will be out of town for the election or would prefer to vote by mail you can request that we mail a ballot to you. To download a 2021 Absentee Ballot Request Form, CLICK HERE. You must use this year’s form.


To view a SAMPLE BALLOT for the town of BLOWING ROCK CLICK HERE

To view a SAMPLE BALLOT for the town of BOONE CLICK HERE

To view a SAMPLE BALLOT for the town of SEVEN DEVILS CLICK HERE

To view a SAMPLE BALLOT for the town of BEECH MOUNTAIN CLICK HERE


2021 MUNICIPAL ONE STOP EARLY VOTING SCHEDULE

One Stop early voting is available at both locations to Beech Mountain, Blowing Rock, Boone, and Seven Devils town citizens that are registered to vote in Watauga County. Same Day registration is also available at both locations.

WATAUGA COUNTY ADMINISTRATION BUILDING
814 WEST KING ST, BOONE, NC 28607
COMMISSIONERS' BOARD ROOM
10/14 - 10/15 8:00am - 5:00pm
10/18 - 10/22   8:00am - 5:00pm
10/25 - 10/29   8:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday, 10/30  8:00am - 3:00pm

APPALACHIAN STATE UNIVERSITY - PLEMMONS STUDENT UNION
263 LOCUST STREET
BLUE RIDGE BALLROOM
BOONE, NC 28608
10/18 - 10/22  10:00am - 4:00pm
10/25 - 10/29  10:00am - 4:00pm
Saturday, 10/30 - 8:00am - 3:00pm

Parking is available 614 Howard Street in the East Howard Lot next to the Miles Annas Student Services Building.


NOTICE OF 2021 MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS

To view the Notice of Municipal Election for the Towns of Blowing Rock, Boone, Beech Mountain, and Seven Devils CLICK HERE


NOTICE OF CHANGE OF POLLING PLACE FOR TOWN OF SEVEN DEVILS VOTERS

Voters who live in the Town of Seven Devils will vote at the Seven Devils Town Hall, located at 157 Seven Devils Road, 28604 on Election Day, November 2, 2021. These voters may choose to vote at either of the One Stop early voting sites as another option. See schedule of early voting sites on this page. To view the resolution, CLICK HERE


2021 Municipal Election Notice                                                                                          
 
§ 163-166.4.  Limitation on activity in the voting place and in a buffer zone around it.
(a)        Buffer Zone. - No person or group of persons shall hinder access, harass others, distribute campaign literature, place political advertising, solicit votes, or otherwise engage in election-related activity in the voting place or in a buffer zone which shall be prescribed by the county board of elections around the voting place. In determining the dimensions of that buffer zone for each voting place, the county board of elections shall, where practical, set the limit at 50 feet from the door of entrance to the voting place, measured when that door is closed, but in no event shall it set the limit at more than 50 feet or at less than 25 feet.
 
Boone Municipal Voting Places
Blue Ridge Precinct: Laurel Fork Baptist Church- 50 feet from the front door.
Boone 1 Precinct: Watauga County Admin Building- 50 feet from King Street entrance.
Boone 2 Precinct: Plemmons Student Uniont-50 feet from entrance.
Brushy Fork Precinct: Caldwell Community College- 50 feet from Fellowship Hall door.
Boone 3 Precinct: Agricultural Conference Center- 50 feet from entry door.
New River 1 Precinct: Boone Town Hall Council Chambers- 50 feet from front door.
New River 2 Precinct: Three Forks Baptist Association- 25 feet from side door.
New River 3 Precinct: National Guard Armory – 50 feet from side door.
 
Beech Mountain Municipal Voting Places
Beech Mountain Precinct: Buckeye Recreation Center – 50 feet from front door.
 
Blowing Rock Municipal Voting Places
Blowing Rock Precinct: Blowing Rock Town Hall- 50 feet from front door.
 
Seven Devils Municipal Voting Places
Seven Devils Town Hall – 50 feet from front door.



Appointed Watauga County Precinct Judges 2021-2023

To view the list of Precinct Judges appointed by the Watauga County Board of Elections at their August 17, 2021 meeting CLICK HERE

 


 
UOCAVA Election Notice

To view the official UOCAVA (Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act) notice of an election to be conducted in WATAUGA County on 11/02/2021 CLICK HERE. This notice contains a list of all of the ballot measures and federal, State, and local offices this county expects, as of this date, to be on the ballot on the date of the election and information on transmitting and marking a Federal Write-In Ballot.  


 
Board of Elections Meetings

The Watauga County Board of Elections holds regularly scheduled meetings on the second Tuesday of each month at 5:00 p.m. in the Commissioners’ Board Room on the first floor of the Watauga County Administration Building located at 814 West King Street, Boone, North Carolina, pursuant to NC GS 163-31.

 


 Your voter registration is linked to your residential address. You can now update your address electronically if you have a North Carolina driver's license or identification card. Click HERE to update your address. If you haven't registered to vote, you can use the same link to register.

 

Not sure what address you are registered at? Click HERE to find out.


 
Vote In Honor of a Veteran

 The Vote in Honor of a Veteran Program provides North Carolina citizens an opportunity to pay tribute to those that have served, and continue to serve, this country to protect our freedom. You can honor a Veteran on any Election Day by requesting a pin and/or sharing a story, that may be posted on the North Carolina State Board of Elections website. For more information click HERE or call (828)265-8061


Contact Us

Mailing Address:
Watauga County Board of Elections
PO Box 528
Boone, NC 28607

Physical Address:
Watauga County Board of Elections
842 W. King St, Suite 6
Boone, NC 28607

Hours of Operations
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Phone:
828-265-8061
Fax:
828-265-8068
Email:
Matthew.Snyder@watgov.org

Board Members 
Michael Behrent - Chair 
James Hill - Secretary
Eric Eller - Member 
Matt Walpole - Member 
Marv Williamsen - Member