Contact Information

  • Amanda Duncan, Director
  • (828) 464-2424
  • Contact via email
  • Main Location:PO Box 13225 Government Drive Newton, NC 28658
  • (view all county locations)

Current List of Candidates

2018 Candidate List updated 2/28/2018 - Filing closed Feb 28th. A statewide candidate List is posted via the State Board of Elections.

2018 Partisan Races

If more candidates of the same party file for office than there are seats avaialable for that office, the party will hold a primary election May 8th. The winners of that party will advance to the November 6 general election to represent their party on the ballot. Click here for Campaign Reports.

Offices up for Election



US House of Reprsentatives District 05
(1 seat)
Virginia Foxx (Rep)DD Adams (Dem)
Cortland J. Meader, Jr. (Rep)Jenny Marshall (Dem)
US House of Representatives District 10
(1 seat)
Seth Blankenship (Rep)David Wilson Brown (Dem)
Gina Collias (Rep)
Jeff Gregory (Rep)
Patrick McHenry (Rep)
Ira Roberts (Rep)
Albert Lee Wiley, Jr.(Rep)
NC Senate District 42
(1 seat)
Mark Hollo (Rep)Ric Vandett (Dem)
Ryan Huffman (Rep)
Dustin Long (Rep)
Andy Wells (Rep)
NC House District 89
(1 seat)
Mitchell Smith Setzer (Rep)Greg Cranford (Dem)
NC House District 96
(1 seat)
Jay Adams (Rep)Kim Bost (Dem)
Taylor G. Huffman (Rep)
District Attorney District 36
(1 seat)
David Learner (Rep)No DEM candidates
Scott Reilly (Rep)
Board of Commissioners
(3 seats)
Kitty Barnes (Rep)Laci LeBlanc (Dem)
Sherry Butler (Rep)Michelle Morgan (Dem)
Derek Colson (Rep)Geniey Yang (Dem)
C. Randall (Randy) Isenhower (Rep)
Clerk of Superior Court
(1 seat)
Kim Sigmon (Rep)No DEM candidates
Cathy Starnes (Rep)
(1 seat)
Don Brown (Rep)No DEM candidates
Jason Reid (Rep)
*Candidates listed in Bold are participating in the May 2018 Primary

Partisan Judicial Races


Superior Court Judge District 36
(1 seat)

Filing begins Noon, June 18th

District Court Judge District 36
(7 seats)

Filing begins Noon, June 18th

Non-Partisan County Races

Catawba County School Board
(4 seats)
Filing begins Noon, June 4th
Soil & Water Conservation District Supervisor
(2 seats)
Filing begins Noon, June 11th

To see Campaign Committee Reports filed in Catawba County, enter the year below

SBOE Reports - Search reports filed with North Carolina State Board of Elections