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New Hanover County Board of Elections

Wilmington questions 165 signatures on ballpark petition; organizers surprised

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video A petition against a taxpayer-funded ballpark in Wilmington has hit another bump in the road. City officials have asked the New Hanover County Board of Elections to further analyze more than 160 names on the petition. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Wilmington City Manager hugely exaggerating baseball stadium petition ballot cost

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Tuesday night, members of the Wilmington City Council will talk baseball once again. One item on the agenda is how much it will cost to put Ben McCoy and Josh Fulton's anti-tax based baseball stadium petition on the general election ballot. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Ballpark petition has enough signatures, could go on November Ballot

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video The New Hanover County Board of Elections says it has verified enough signatures on a petition against a tax-funded baseball stadium in Wilmington. Full story...
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Ballpark petition farther from goal than thought

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The group behind a petition to block taxpayer money for a ballpark in Wilmington is farther from its goal than originally thought. After double-checking, the Board of Elections now says the petition is 45 signatures short. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Baseball petition comes up 14 signatures short; City will allow additional petitions to be entered

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video After reviewing all 3,903 signatures on a petition trying to stop tax payer money going toward a new ballpark in town, The New Hanover County Board of Elections says the group came up short. 14 signatures short to be exact. Full story...
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Board of Elections works to verify ballpark petition signatures

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The New Hanover County Board of Elections is more than halfway through verifying the thousands of signatures turned in on a petition aimed at blocking taxpayer funding of a ballpark in Wilmington. Full story...
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Board of Elections answers questions as voters head to polls

The New Hanover County Board of Elections stopped by Good Morning Carolina to answer questions about Election Day. For questions about where to vote, visit www.ncsbe.gov.

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Anti-annexation petitions still have a long way to go

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The New Hanover County Board of Elections sent out 2,032 letters to affected property owners. The board is now reviewing the petitions it's gotten back so far.s gotten back so far. Full story...
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Petitions to oppose Monkey Junction annexation due Nov. 29

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The Board of Elections wants to know what property owners in Monkey Junction think of annexation. New Hanover County sent out letters Thursday asking property owners if they want to deny Wilmington's annexation of Monkey Junction. Full story...
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New Havover elections director starts Tuesday

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The New Hanover County Board of Elections announces that Marvin McFadyen will assume the duties of Director on Tuesday. Full story...
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New Hanover elections director quits

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New Hanover County Elections Director Bonnie Williams is stepping down. Williams announced her resignation just months after she was under the microscope for mistakes made by the board of elections in November. Full story...
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Commissioners vote to keep Airlie open to the public; election chair addresses problems

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video It was a packed house at Monday's New Hanover County commission meeting as commissioners discussed some hot topics. From election mix-ups to preserving Airlie Gardens, county commissioners talked about ways to make New Hanover County a better place. Full story...
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GOP wants hearing on New Hanover vote problems

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The New Hanover County Republican Party wants an open hearing on problems voters had last week on Election Day. Full story...
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Elections chair to face commissioners

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Election Day is over, but the New Hanover County Board of Elections still has its hands full. After some problems with voting Tuesday, the chairman of the board is ready to face the music. Full story...
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Commission chair wants answer about ballot mix-up

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video Yesterday's election ballot mix-up has New Hanover County Commission Chair Jason Thompson wanting answers. Thompson says someone has to take responsibility for what went on with the ballots at Freedom Baptist Church and the Northeast Library. Full story...
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