Official Primary Election Notice for 05/17/2022
Updated: Mar 24
This is an official notice of an election to be conducted in Clay County on 05/17/2022.
The statewide primary election will be held on Tuesday, May 17, 2022.
Polls will be open from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Election Day.
One-stop early voting will be held at the following locations from Thursday, April 28, 2022, to Saturday, May 14, 2022:
· County Board of Elections office, 75 Riverside Circle Ste 3 Hayesville, NC 28904
Thursday April 28th 8 am to 5 pm
Friday April 29th 8 am to 5 pm
Saturday April 30th 8 am to 3 pm
Monday May 2nd 8 am to 5 pm
Tuesday May 3rd 8 am to 5 pm
Wednesday May 4th 8 am to 5 pm
Thursday May 5th 8 am to 5 pm
Friday May 6th 8 am to 5 pm
Saturday May 7th 8 am to 3 pm
Monday May 9th 8 am to 5 pm
Tuesday May 10th 8 am to 5 pm
Wednesday May 11th 8 am to 5 pm
Thursday May 12th 8 am to 5 pm
Friday May 13th 8 am to 5 pm
Saturday May 14th 8 am to 3 pm
Absentee ballots will be mailed to voters who have requested them beginning March 28, 2022. A voter can fill out an absentee ballot request at votebymail.ncsbe.gov, or by filling out a request form provided by the county board of elections office. The request must be received through the website or by the Clay County Board of Elections by 5 p.m. May 10, 2022.
In the primary election, voters will select nominees for a political party to move on to the November 8 general election. Contests on the ballot include U.S. Senate, U.S. House of Representatives, N.C. General Assembly, state and local judges, district attorney, and county offices. In primaries, voters affiliated with a political party will be given a ballot of candidates for their party. Unaffiliated voters may choose the ballot of candidates for any party primary.
The voter registration deadline for this election is 5 p.m. Friday, April 22, 2022. Eligible individuals who are not registered by that deadline may register and vote at any early voting site during the early voting period. New registrants will be required to provide documentation of their residence. Voters who wish to change party affiliation must do so by the April 22 deadline.
Questions? Call the Clay Board of Elections Office at 828-389-6812 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
_Jerry Anderson__, Chairman
Clay County Board of Elections