Transylvania County Board of Elections

Candidate Filing and Information

Local Candidate Filing List:

Statewide Candidate Filing Lists

When is the next election?

The 2024 General Election will be held on Tuesday, November 5, 2024.

What local offices are up for election and where do they file?

Filed with the Transylvania County Board of Elections in December 2023

  • NC Senate District 50
  • NC House District 119
  • County Commissioners (3 seats)
  • Register of Deeds
  • Board of Education (3 seats)

Nominated by each local political party to fill vacancy

  • County Commissioner - Unexpired Term (1 seat)

Filed with the Transylvania County Board of Elections by July 5, 2024

  • Soil & Water District Supervisors (1 seat)

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 March 5, 2024. Contact the Board of Elections office 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. 163-106.1 ).

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