Board of Elections

Board of Elections

Hours Monday-Friday
8:30 - 5:00

Physical Address:
298 Fairground Road Spindale, 
NC 28160

Mailing Address:
PO Box 927 Rutherfordton, 
NC 28139

(828)287-6140 Fax

Dawn Lovelace

Board Members:
Frances Lockwood, Chairperson
Gail Parton
Angela Plackis, Secretary
Georgia Steele
Linda Smith

The Rutherford County Board of Elections is the county
agency charged with overall responsibility for
administration of the elections process and campaign
finance disclosure in Rutherford County.
We hope you find this site contains useful information that helps
you take a more informed role in the voting process.

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Want to run for local office?
Candidate filing for the upcoming November 7th, 2023 Municipal Election begins on July 7th @ noon and ends on July 21 @ noon. Please click below to see complete list of offices and filing fees.
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Where do I Vote Election Day?


1st Tuesday of each month at 12:30 p.m. at the Board of Elections Office. Meetings will only be held if business is scheduled.

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