Watauga County Board of Elections

Drop-in Session Held Monday Night To Discuss Potential Early Voting Sites for the Primary Election in May

Published Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 10:40 am
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Organized by the Republican members of the Watauga County Board of Elections, a drop-in session was held in downtown Boone on Monday night to discuss potential early voting sites in Watauga County for the primary election in May. Read more…
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Don’t Forget: Watauga Board of Elections One-Stop Proposals Public Workshop Scheduled for Monday

Published Monday, February 24, 2014 at 9:45 am
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In the first meeting since the bi-partisan mediation sessions with two members on the State Board of Elections held in recent weeks, the Watauga County Board of Elections trio played nice with each other on Monday evening and listened to the public for 15 minutes at the end of the meeting. Chair Luke Eggers and Secretary Bill Aceto, the Republican members on the board, offered little resistance on some matters that, in the past, they had been steadfast against in their roughly six-month tenure on the board. Read more…
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SBOE Chairman Slams Watauga Board of Elections Friday, Rejects Democrats’ Petition To Oust Eggers, Aceto

Published Friday, December 20, 2013 at 4:08 pm
The State Board of Elections rejected the petition to oust Republicans Bill Aceto and Luke Eggers from the Watauga County Board of Elections at a meeting on Friday, according to the complainants and WRAL.com. Read more…
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Complaint Seeking Removal of Eggers, Aceto from Watauga Elections Board on SBOE Agenda Dec. 20

Published Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at 12:22 pm
Update: The State Board of Elections will consider a complaint calling for the removal of two Republican board members from the Watauga County Board of Elections that was filed by local Democrats Stella Anderson, Jesse Presnell and Ian O’Keefe. Read more...
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Boos, Chants Fill Heated Watauga County Board of Elections Meeting Monday, ASU Voting Site Eliminated

Published Thursday, August 15, 2013 at 12:45 pm
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Aug. 12, 2013. While admonishing the other two members on the Watauga County Board of Elections, Kathleen Campbell, a Democrat on the three-member board, threatened legal action multiple times during the heated Watauga County Board of Elections meeting on Monday that included a roomful of boos and jeers and ended with a chant of "shame on you." The meeting, which initially began in the board room of the Watauga County Board of Elections office in the courthouse, recessed after 20 minutes and re-convened in the commissioners’ boardroom next door to accommodate dozens of community members, many wearing green in protest of agenda items the Republican majority, Bill Aceto and Luke Eggers, would pass before the meeting’s adjournment. Read more...
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Early Voting by the Numbers in Watauga and N.C.

Published Thursday, November 1, 2012 at 2:58 pm
Nov. 1, 2012. Here is the 2012 early voting by the numbers in North Carolina and Watauga County. Read more...
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No Excuses: Early Voting Starts Tomorrow, Click Inside For Locations and Times of One-Stop Voting Sites

Published Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 1:19 pm
Oct. 17, 2012. Includes Sample Ballots! Early voting for the 2012 general election starts tomorrow at the Watauga County Courthouse in courtroom three. Next week, an early voting site on the campus of ASU opens and in November, a voting sites opens in Foscoe for one day. Read more...
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Absentee Voting for the General Election in November Starts Today, Monday, Sept. 17, and Ends Nov. 5

Published Monday, September 17, 2012 at 11:23 am
Sept. 17, 2012. Includes Sample Ballot! Absentee voting for the general election on Tuesday, Nov. 6, begins today, Monday, Sept. 17, and ends the day before the election on Monday, Nov. 5. Read more...
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Second Primary Election Draws 1.53 Percent Voter Turnout in Watauga County; 3.58 Percent Statewide

Published Wednesday, July 18, 2012 at 11:21 am
July 18, 2012. On Tuesday, July 17, Watauga County and state voters turned out -- albeit only a very small portion of them -- for the second primary election. In Watauga, only 1.53 percent of registered voters (600 out of 39,330) cast ballots, compared to 3.58 percent (220,635 out of 6,158,561) statewide. Read more...
BY PAUL T. CHOATE
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Election Day Again in Watauga; Precincts Open Until 7:30 p.m. for Second Primary of Democratic, Republican Races

Published Tuesday, July 17, 2012 at 10:15 am
July 17, 2012. It’s election day again for Watauga County, as polling on the Democratic and Republican tickets for the second primary takes place all day today, July 17, at area precincts from 6:30 a.m. until 7:30 p.m. Read more...
BY PAUL T. CHOATE
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6,000 Votes So Far; Democrats beat Republicans to Voter Booth; Primary Tomorrow, from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Published Monday, May 7, 2012 at 4:40 pm
May 7, 2012. As of 4:30 p.m. on Monday, May 7, 5,997 people have voted so far. Election day for the primary is Tuesday, May 8, from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Click inside for the list of precincts on where to vote and for the demographics of who has already voted. Read more...
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Important Dates to Remember for Upcoming Primary May 8; Voter Registration Deadline Friday, April 13

Published Friday, April 6, 2012 at 3:53 pm
April 6, 2012. The May 8 Primary is fast approaching. So are other important deadlines for the election, such as voter registration, party affiliation change, absentee ballot requests and more. Read more...
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