Transylvania County Board of Elections

Candidate Filing and Information

When is the next election?


The 2022 General Election will be held on Tuesday, November 8, 2022.

What local offices are up for election and where do they file?


Filed with the Transylvania County Board of Elections

  • NC Senate District 50
  • NC House District 119
  • County Commissioners (2 seats)
  • Clerk of Court
  • Sheriff
  • Board of Education (2 seats)
  • Soil & Water District Supervisors (2 seats)

When is Candidate Filing for Soil & Water District Supervisors?


  • Begins : Monday, June 13 at noon.
  • Ends : Friday, July 1 at noon.

What are the qualifications to be elected to office?


  • A registered voter in the county of residence
  • At least 21 years of age
  • Eligible to vote for the office filed for *(see note)
  • Note: for municipal elections, that means also a resident of that municipality

Can I change my party affiliation before filing for a partisan office?


No person shall be permitted to file as a candidate in a party primary unless that person has been affiliated with that party for at least 90 days as of the date of that person filing such notice of candidacy (per NC G.S. 163-106.1 ).

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