Transylvania County Board of Elections

Candidate Filing and Information

When is the next election?


The General election will be held on Tuesday, November 6, 2018

When is the filing period for Soil & Water?


  • Begins : Noon on Monday, June 11, 2018
  • Ends : Noon on Friday, July 6, 2018

Can an unaffiliated voter get on the ballot for the November General election?


Yes, provided the individual has fulfilled the requirements for a successful petition and filed with the Board of Elections by 12:00 noon on May 8, 2018. Click here for more information.

Can I change my party affiliation before filing for a partisan office?


No person shall be permitted to file as a candidate in a party primary unless that person has been affiliated with that party for at least 90 days as of the date of that person filing such notice of candidacy(per NC G.S. 163-106).

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