All Catawba County offices and libraries will be closed on Monday, May 28, 2018. All County Parks will be open for your enjoyment.

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)

Board Members

Board members are appointed to 2-year terms beginning in July of odd-numbered years by the State Board of Elections from names submitted by the state's Democratic and Republican parties.

Catawba County Board of Elections 2017-2018

David Abernethy (Rep)

Hickory, NC
Home Precinct: 16 - Highland


Barry R. Cheney (Dem)

Hickory, NC
Home Precinct: 39 - Northwest


Kevin McIntosh (Rep)

Hickory, NC
Home Precinct: 36 - Viewmont 1


Jason White (Dem)

Hickory, NC
Home Precinct: 14 - Oakwood

Board Member

The Board of Elections is the only statutory bi-partisan, quasi-judicial supervisory board in North Carolina State government. The local Board’s duties are imposed by law and include the making and issuing of rules, regulations, and instructions, not inconsistent with law or the rules established by the State Board of Elections, as it deems necessary for the guidance of election officers and voters.