Filing to take place for November ballot

Staff Report

Filing for additional seats on the November ballot will take place this summer in Yadkin County, including town officials in Boonville, East Bend and Jonesville for the first time in an even year.

Filing for Soil and Water Conservation District Supervisor will start Monday at noon and end July 6 at noon.

There will be two seats open, each for a four-year term. Filing fee will be $5.

Filing for judicial seats that are expiring will begin on June 18 at noon through June 29 at noon, and they will file with the North Carolina State Board and Ethics Enforcement.

Filing for the towns of Boonville, East Bend and Jonesville will start on July 6 at noon and end on July 20 at noon.

Seats that will be up for election include Boonville mayor and two commissioner seats; East Bend mayor and three commissioner seats; and Jonesville mayor and two commissioner seats and an unexpired term that will end in 2020. Filing fee will be $5.

This will be the first year for the towns of Boonville, East Bend and Jonesville to be on the ballot along with the federal, state and countywide offices. The town of Yadkinville will remain in the odd number year (2019).

The deadline to register to vote for the Nov. 6 election will be Oct. 12 at 5 p.m.

Absentee by mail will begin on Sept. 7 and the deadline to request an absentee by mail will be Oct. 30 at 5 p.m.

The deadline to return absentee by mail ballots will be Nov. 6 if returning in person and Nov. 9 if postmarked by Nov. 6.

One-Stop “Early” voting will begin on Oct. 18 and end on Nov. 3 at 1 p.m.

Hours will be 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

All precincts will be open on Election Day, Nov. 6, for voting with curbside voting available to those who cannot enter the voting enclosure.

Filing for these seats takes place at the Yadkin County Board of Elections Office located at 213 E. Elm St., Yadkinville, or call the office at 336-849-7907 with any questions.

Staff Report