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2022 Elections

2022 Primary UOCAVA Notice

One Stop Voting for the 2022 Primary Election is now open!! Ocracoke residents can vote on May 5th and 6th at the VFD from 8AM to 5PM. Mainland residents can vote at the Board of Election's Office in the Public Safety Building, see the schedule link below for available dates.

Click here for the schedule.

Click here for sample ballots.

Important Notice Regarding Candidates Filing for 2022 Elections

Dec. 8, 2021 - The North Carolina Supreme Court on Wednesday suspended candidate filing for all offices for the 2022 primary election.

This includes filing for rescheduled municipal contests and any separate filing period in January for those contests.

The Supreme Court also pushed the date of the primary and rescheduled municipal elections back more than two months – to Tuesday, May 17, 2022. It had been scheduled for March 8.

For the full press release click here.

Office Information

Viola Williams, Elections Office Director, (252) 926-5280, 
[email protected]
Carrie Kelm , Deputy Director, (252) 926-4194, [email protected]

Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM. 
Phone: (252) 926-4194
Fax: (252) 926-3707
Location: 1223 Main St. Swan Quarter, NC 27885 - Enter the Public Safety Building and walk straight ahead through the door on the left, next to the sheriff's front desk window. 
Mailing address: PO Box 152 Swan Quarter, NC 27885

Voter Registration

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 in English click here for a Spanish application click here. 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

Methods of Voting

Vote by Mail, Early Voting, Election Day Voting, Provisional Voting

Hyde County Board of Elections Information


Lora Byrd, Chairman
Alice Mackey, Vice Chairman
Sarah Homes, Secretary
Gerry Slade
Sandy Berry