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Lincoln County Government
115 W. Main St.
Lincolnton, NC 28092
County Office Building
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Bradley R. Putnam,

115 W. Main St.
Lincolnton, NC  28092

Ph: (704) 736-8480
Fx: (704) 736-8804

8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday - Friday
The goal of the Board of Election is to provide the citizens of the county with the best possible services, and to conduct fair, honest and impartial elections in an efficient and economical manner.

The Board of Election Office is charged with the overall responsibility of administering the election process and campaign finance disclosures for all elections held in Lincoln County.


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;

    Elimination of same-day registration contained in Part 16;

    Changes to early voting contained in Part 25; and

    Elimination of out-of-precinct voting contained in Part 49.

Please check back at this website for updates as they become available.

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The early voting sites, days and hours has been approved. Click link below for a pdf of schedule.
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The State Board of Elections has approved the sample ballot for the November 8th, 2016 General Election. Click link below for a pdf of the ballot.
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UOCAVA Election Notice for November 8th, 2016 General Election. Click link for a pdf that will show candidates that will be on the ballot November 8th, 2016.
Click here for a pdf of notice

Click on 2016 Official Primary Election Results to get the official results for the June 7, 2016 Primary.

Are you Registered to Vote?
You can search the North Carolina State Board of Elections Voter Database to find out if you are a registered voter in Lincoln County. On this site you can find your precinct, sample ballots, voter history, voting districts and a map to your precinct location.