Edgecombe County Voting Information

If you should have any questions contact your local Board of Elections office in your county. You can also contact me if you should have any questions because you are unable to reach the office during the hours they are open.


Know Your Voter Rights

If you have a criminal record, you should be aware of your voter rights in NC. Click here to download “A Misdemeanant & Ex-Felon’s Guide to Voting in NC”.

Want to vote in the next election, but not sure where to start?

To learn the what, when and how, download the bilingual  “Quick Guide: How to Register to Vote”

 General Election

The General Elections will be held on NOVEMBER 4, 2014. Please see the important information below:

Official Election Notice

One-Stop Voting Schedule

Absentee Voting

Absentee Request Form

Vote Early Or Vote On Election Day (Here Is The Schedule)

See your Sample Ballot for the November General Election on your Local and/or State Board of Elections Websites.


Go to NC State Board of Elections Website

Click on My Elections Information and follow the instructions

Voting Straight Ticket in North Carolina does NOT include the Presidential contest.

The Obama Straight Flip – Very Important

North Carolina Straight Ticket Confusion

Election Information

Oct.  12, 2012  Regular deadline  for Voter Registration

Oct.  18, 2012  Early Voting and Same-Day Registration begins

Oct.  30, 2012 Absentee ballot requests due

Nov. 3, 2012 Early Voting and Same-Day Registration ends

Nov. 5, 2012 Absentee ballots due at County Board of Elections

Nov. 6, 2012 General  Election

October 12, 2012,
5pm – Voter registration deadline for November 6 General Election. Forms must be postmarked or delivered in person by 5:00 pm today [NCGS 163-82.6(c)]

*Individuals who miss the registration deadline may register in person and then vote at one-stop voting sites in the person’s county of residence during the one-stop absentee voting period (October 18-November 3). In order to register during a one-stop period, the applicant must show acceptable proof of name and residence in the county.


One-Stop In-Person Absentee Voting
For the 2012 General Election

Conducted Thursday, October 18th through Friday, November 2nd 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
And Saturdays
October 20th, 27th, and November 3, 2012
9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
At the following locations:

Edgecombe County Administrative Building/ Auditorium
201 St. Andrew Street, Tarboro, NC 27886

Nash-Rocky Mount Board of Education Administrative Building 800 North Fairview Road, Rocky Mount, NC 27801

Edgecombe Memorial Library (Pinetops Branch)
201 S. First Street, Pinetops, NC 27864

MC Braswell Cultural and Educational Development Center
649 Morning Star Church Road, Battleboro, NC 27809

These locations are for Edgecombe County voters only

For further information call 252-641-7852.

Nash County Board of Elections

Click Here For One Stop And More 

Note: Originally posted 9/19/12

Read more:

President Barack Obama

Voter Harassment, Circa 2012 – The New York Times

Response: Folks it is all about Race and anyone who thinks otherwise are just ignant to the facts that exits. They are intimidated by us but yet they want to be the intimidators. I say don’t allow nothing and no one turn you around. Stand!

This is how voter intimidation worked in 1966: White teenagers in Americus, Ga., harassed black citizens in line to vote, and the police refused to intervene. Black plantation workers in Mississippi had to vote in plantation stores, overseen by their bosses. Black voters in Choctaw County, Ala., had to hand their ballots directly to white election officials for inspection.

This is how it works today: In an ostensible hunt for voter fraud, a Tea Party group, True the Vote, descends on a largely minority precinct and combs the registration records for the slightest misspelling or address error. It uses this information to challenge voters at the polls, and though almost every challenge is baseless, the arguments and delays frustrate those in line and reduce turnout. (More)

Read more:

President Barack Obama

Edgecombe County Board of Elections Need To Step It Up, Check Out Nash County

The Edgecombe County Board of Elections need to step it up by updating their website. Nash County has updated their website and it is awesome so user friendly. Check them out for yourself.

Edgecombe County Board of Elections Website

Nash County Board of Elections Website

Tarboro NC – An Open Letter To The Edgecombe County Board Of Elections: Why Is Voting Information Dated 2007 On The County’s Website?

To: Jerry Spruell Director Edgecombe County Board of Elections

Someone asked The DCN News Blog/Online TV why is the Board of Elections Voting Information dated 2007 on the county’s website?

I visited the website and they are correct. However the Election Calendar is information from 2010.

The following is the information that is out of date.


Election Calendar
Candidates Filed
Sample Ballots
Find Your Polling Place
Voting Machines in Edgecombe County
Ballot Marking Machine for Disabled Voters
Absentee Voting by Mail
One-Stop In-Person Adsentee Voting (Early Voting)
Election Day Access & Assistance 

So could you tell me why this information is out of date?


I am very impressed with the Nash County Board of Elections Website so maybe you need to visit their site to see how you can enhance the Edgecombe County Board of Elections Website.

At this time I am totally embarrassed looking at my county’s website and I hope you will update the information immediately.

Thanking you in advance.