Ocracoke Votes

Press Release
Sample ballot for Democrats
Sample ballot for Democrats
Polls will open Election Day (April 30) at 6:30am. 

The winners of this primary election will run against each other for the seat recently vacated by the death of Walter B. Jones, Jr. 

Who do we want representing us in Washington, D.C.? This is your chance to vote for your party's pick. 

Note: of all the candidates running as Democrats or Republicans, only one visited Ocracoke: Democrat Richard Bew. You can read about his visit here. Traveling all the way to the island is one way candidates show that they are truly interested in Ocracoke's interests. 


Sample ballot for Republicans
Sample ballot for Republicans
A primary election will be held on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 in Hyde County to vote in the following contest: U.S. House of Representatives, District 3.

Polls will be open from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. on the day of the election, Tuesday, April 30. One-stop early voting will be held at the Hyde County Board of Elections office and Ocracoke Fire Department

Absentee voting by mail is available if you made your request by April 23rd. Completed absentee ballots must be returned to the Hyde County Board of Elections by 5:00 p.m. on Election Day (ballots received by mail after this time will be timely if received within three business days and postmarked by Election Day). Voters may receive assistance voting a mail-in absentee ballot from a qualified person of their choice. If the voter lives in a facility such as a nursing home, and the voter’s near relative or legal guardian is not available, the voter or the facility can arrange to have the county board of elections schedule a visit by a Multipartisan Assistance Team to provide assistance and witnesses.

Voters voting in person are entitled to assistance by an election official, or, if assistance is needed due to disability or illiteracy, by a qualified person of their choice. Voting sites are accessible to all voters. Curbside voting is available for voters who are not able to enter voting sites.

All persons who are registered unaffiliated or with the Democratic, Libertarian or Republican parties and who are registered to vote with the Hyde County Board of Elections may vote in this election. The registration deadline was April 5. 

Persons with questions about registration, polling places, early voting, absentee ballots, a Multipartisan Assistance Team visit to a facility, or other election matters may call the Hyde County Board of Elections Office at 252-926-4194.

Lora Byrd, Chairman
Hyde County Board of Elections

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