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Elections Office

2018 Primary Election Results (unofficial)

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

Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:00 AM - 1:00 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

2018 Election Candidates (will be updated frequently)

2018 Election Year Candidate Filing

The following positions filing window is from Noon, Monday, February 12th, 2018 to Noon, Wednesday, February 28th, 2018:

Clerk of Superior Court
Register of Deeds
County Commissioner – Currituck Township
County Commissioner – Swan Quarter Township
Board of Education – Ocracoke Seat
Board of Education – At Large Seats (2 seats)
Engelhard Sanitary District Supervisor (3 seats)
Ocracoke Sanitary District Supervisor (3 seats)
Swan Quarter Sanitary District Supervisor (3 seats)

The following positions filing window is from Noon, Monday, June 11th, 2018 to Noon, Friday, July 6th, 2018:

Soil & Water Conservation Supervisor (2 seats)

To file, a candidate will need to submit a Notice of Candidacy as well as the Felony Disclosure Form (if needed) and their filing fee to the Hyde County Elections Office.

Unaffiliated Candidates running by petition must have their petitions turned in to the Board of Elections office by Noon on the day of the primary, Tuesday, May 8, 2018.

For more information about Candidate Filing, click here.
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 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


• Alice Mackey: Chairman
• Sandy Berry: Secretary