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voteViola Williams, Elections Office Director, (252) 926-5280,

Rhonda Wheeler, Deputy Director, (252) 926-4194,

Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM. 
Phone: (252) 926-4194
Fax: (252) 926-3707
Location: 2nd floor of Hyde County Government Center (30 Oyster Creek Rd, click here for map)
The office is located on the second floor of the Hyde County Government Center in Swan Quarter. 
Mailing address: PO Box 152 Swan Quarter, NC 27885

2016 General Election
One Stop Voting Schedule information, click here

Voter Registration Deadline for 2016 General Election is 
Friday, October 14, 2016



                                                NOVEMBER 8, 2016 

If you do not live in a sanitary district, click here                   

If you live in Engelhard Sanitary District, click here              

If you live in Ocracoke Sanitary District, click here                

If you live in Swan Quarter Sanitary District, click here       


Voter registration is the first step to become an active voter. Becoming a registered voter is very simple.  There are several convenient ways to become a registered voter in Hyde County. 

For online voter registration applications visit  Hard copies can be obtained from the Elections Office during business hours or any public library.  You can also register to vote while at the DMV.  To request an application by mail you can call our office at (252) 926-4194, send a fax to (252) 926-3707, or email a request to Viola Williams.

Requirements for Voter Registration:

•  A U.S. Citizen
•  A Resident of North Carolina and this county for 30 days before the election
•  At least 18 years of age on or before the next general election
•  Not registered and not voting in any other county or state
•  If convicted of a felony, your rights of citizenship must have been restored

Where to vote in Hyde County:
Hyde County Precinct Locations

Absentee Voting


 On July 29, a panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit struck down photo ID requirements and other elections procedures enacted under S.L. 2013-381 and amended by S.L. 2015-103.  Barring any alternative outcome on appeal, the following are no longer enforceable:


    • Photo ID requirement contained in Part 2 of Session Law 2013-381, as amended by Session Law 2015-103;
    • Removal of preregistration contained in Part 12 of Session Law 2013-381;
    • Elimination of same-day registration contained in Part 16 of Session Law 2013-381;
    • Changes to early voting contained in Part 25 of Session Law 2013-381; and
    • Elimination of out-of-precinct voting contained in Part 49 of Session Law 2013-381.

 The district court order is available here. Please check back at this website for updates as they become available.  

Absentee ballot request form
For more information about absentee voting, click here

Hyde County Board of Elections Information

The Board of Elections office is located on the second floor of the Hyde County Government Center in Room 131.

•  Cindy Carawan: Chairman
• Alice Mackey: Secretary
• Sandy Barry: Board Member