Official Primary Results

Next Board of Elections Meetings:


Regular Meetings

July 7th, 4:00pm

August 4th, 4:00pm

September 1st, 4:00pm

Absentee Meetings

October 4th, 5:00pm

October 11th, 5:00pm

October 18th, 5:00pm

October 25th, 5:00 pm

November 1st, 5:00pm

November 7th, 5:00pm

November 8th, 5:00pm

Womack Building, 2nd floor Courtroom
40 Courthouse St. Columbus NC


 Board of Elections Office

                     Womack Building, 40 Courthouse St. Columbus NC 28722

30 Day Residency Notice:
You must be a resident of North Carolina and of Polk County at least 30 days prior to any Municipal, Primary, General Election or Presidential Election.


Campaign Finance Information


The Polk County Board of Elections is committed to conducting fair, honest, impartial and efficient elections so that all qualified citizens in Polk County may exercise their right to vote. The Elections Office is responsible for conducting all elections in Polk County, including municipal, county, state, and federal elections, as well as special referenda.

Services Include:

  • -Maintain Voter Registration Records
  • -Receive Candidate Filing for General Assembly and local candidates
  • -Campaign Finance office for local candidates/committees 
  • -Provide for Remote Absentee Voting
  • -Provide for Election Day Voting
  • -Report Election Day Results to Public and Authorities
  • -Evaluate and Improve Election Services
  • -Provide Election Reports and Statistical Information
  • -Provide Precinct Official Training and Educate Election Day Officials

Other Community Services Include:

  • -Provide voter and precinct information to public
  • -Provide registration materials and advice for community registration drives
  • -Visit community groups for voter/election education

NC State Board of Elections Web site =


The following are the Board Members for 2019-2021:
Chair Renee McDermott , Member Dr. Warren Carson, Member Keith Holbert, and Secretary Scott Woodworth (1 Vacancy)

Contact Information

Cliff Marr
Director of Elections

Board of Elections Address (Physical and Mailing)
40 Courthouse St.
Columbus, NC 28722
PO Box 253
8:30 am -5:00 PM Mon-Fri