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)
Barry R. Cheney (Dem)
Kevin McIntosh (Rep)
Jason White (Dem)
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.