Henderson County Democratic Party ~ NC

NOTE:  the monthly EVENT calendar is available via “Event” tab above.
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          Note: Tues 4-6 pm: Closed 10/27 ~~ Open 11/3
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MAKE A VOTING PLAN! And remind your neighbors/ friends! 
Will you vote by …
a. Walk-in? (info in red below)
OR:  b. Absentee – Mail-in? (info in blue below)

Before you go – know for whom to vote…
Sample ballot for 113:  HERE.
Sample ballot for 117:  HERE.
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And, will you need a ride to vote? 
Persons needing a ride to the polls OR to turn in your absentee ballot (at Bd of Elections – soon) should either call (828-692-6424) or email (girlwithashovel@aol.com).  Leave a message if there’s no answer and your call will be returned the same day.  You will be asked if you are going to vote OR simply drop off your completed, witnessed, ballot. Riders will be picked up, taken to their polling location, and safely returned home. When calling to schedule a ride, please indicate if you have special needs or if you require assistance getting into or out of a vehicle. We will match you to the driver and car that will best suit your needs.
Persons who want to drive, should be registered Democrats. Call (828-692-6424) or email (girlwithashovel@aol.com).

WALK-IN VOTING INFORMATION:
Your choice:
a. EARLY (one-stop) Voting begins OCTOBER 15 and ends Oct. 31. 

Addresses to the above 4 early voting sites:
Board of Elections Office, 75 E. Central St, Hendersonville
Etowah Library, 101 Brickyard Rd, Etowah
Flat Rock Village Hall, 110 Village Center Dr,  Flat Rock
Fletcher Town Hall, 300 Old Cane Creek Rd, Fletcher

OR:
b. Walk in on NOVEMBER 3rd – the General Election, from 6:30 am to 7:30 pm.  FIND your polling precinct HERE.
Find the location-address of that polling place HERE. (Go down the page to precinct list.) Need a ride??  See info above. 

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***PLEASE, if you have ELECTION questions – the Bd of Elections staff are very helpful.  Call them at 828-697-4970***

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ABSENTEE (MAIL-IN)  VOTING INFORMATION
(a 2-step process): 

Please note, if not ready to submit the ballot (sent to you by mail) by October 24, please WALK-in to vote (info above). For more information on the below, contact the Bd of Elections:  828-697-4970.

#1 Step

You can get the “Absentee Ballot Request Form(online) here.
The ‘deadline’ for request form is 10/27 – but that is too late (even BOE advises not to wait!) Do it NOW… well before mid-October.  AND, make sure you include your phone #… if there is an error, BOE will CALL you!
or:
go get the form at the Bd of Elections office:  75 E. Central St., Hendersonville NC  28792 & you can fill it out while there!
M- F: 8:30am – 5 pm 

or: 
CALL Bd of Elections staff – to have it mailed – (828) 697-4970
or:
***NEW***From NC Bd. of Elections:  As of Sept. 1:   A TOTALLY ONLINE (no paper, no mailing, no need to take form ‘in’) ABSENTEE BALLOT REQUEST FORM:  HERE. *******

Fill it out (if paper), then: 
Take it ASAP to: Bd of Elections, 75 E. Central St.; M- F: 8:30am – 5 pm,
or:
Mail it to:  Bd of Elections, PO Box 2090, Hendersonville, NC 28793
or:
For 2020 election: You may scan or photograph the completed form, then email it to: vorr@hendersoncountync.gov or hcelections@hendersoncountync.gov
(acknowledgement of electronic version will be sent.)
 

Deadline:  For your ballot request form: October 27th – but do it NOW
via the “ABSENTEE BALLOT REQUEST FORM”   HERE.
DO NOT WAIT (10/27 is late).   SEND your Ballot REQUEST NOW.

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#2 Step…

in ABSENTEE (mail-in) VOTING:  A voting ballot will be sent to you (starting) after Sept. 4;  fill it out.  Be SURE to include your phone #… if there is a problem, BOE will call you to resolve with a ‘cure certification’.  And if the ballot is spoiled (torn, damaged or the envelope opened) it will be destroyed and a new ballot will be provided to the voter!  <per BOE 9/25>

Below are links to sample ballots.  If you need more info on the candidates – please go to our candidates page!

Sample ballot for 113:  HERE.
Sample ballot for 117:  HERE.

Then: have ONE witness (who will sign it), and SEAL the envelope: 
Mail ballot back to: Bd of Elections, PO Box 2090, Hendersonville, NC 28793 – before 5 pm (postmark) on November 3rd. It will need ONE (.55 cent) stamp.
OR
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Oct. 15-31, you may deliver it yourself or ‘near’ relative to a One-stop/Early voting site. You will have to wait in line. Updated 8/24 per SBOE.)

OR:
You may deliver it yourself or ‘near’ relative to: Bd of Elections, 75 E. Central St., Hendersonville (only); M- F: 8:30am – 5 pm before or
On Nov. 3, it must go to Bd of Elections only – 8:30 am- deadline: 5 pm.

*9/7 Addition! NEW! A video for Step 2 of absentee ballot ! HERE.  

And NEW!  (9.11.20)
After you turn in your ballot you can check on its status HERE!  (Called “Ballottrax”)
And… if you want more details on tracking your absentee ballot request and ballot go HERE 

Do NOT wait… For “Mail-in” to work ‘best’ get your ballot request
in EARLY and mail or take your BALLOT in EARLY !
EARLY = no stress. 

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Need more Absentee VOTING Details?        Find HERE.
NOTE:  All voters are eligible to participate in the 2020 general election and may use this form to request an absentee by mail ballot.

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Need to Register to vote?
You can register “One-Stop Early Voting” on October 15th – 31. Bring valid ID.  FIND the qualifications and mail-in form HERE.  

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The NC State Board of Elections (SBOE) is constantly working to accommodate NC voters.
It’s a good thing… but daunting to keep up with.  To keep up with what SBOE is doing … here is their Press Release page:  https://www.ncsbe.gov/Press-Releases.  

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The HCDP positions on:
The current social unrest, Healthcare, the Opioid Crisis,  Environmental/Climate Change, Gerrymandering and Gun Safety
are available on the ISSUES/NEWS page via tab above.

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If you need assistance during this pandemic, please call 828-692-6424 (your call will be forwarded to volunteers) or call the NC Helpline:  2 – 1 – 1.

To receive our twice-monthly HCDP E-NEWS, please subscribe via the small envelope BELOW… just above the ‘copyright’ info.

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The Henderson County Democratic Party (HCDP) represents values such as democracy for all, education, living wages, and affordable healthcare in Henderson county.  HCDP works directly with each of our 35 voting precincts to connect with voters, promote our platform, and support qualified Democratic candidates in our area.

“Of… by… and for the people…” of Henderson County.

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HENDERSON COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY OFFICE
1216 6th Avenue West, Suite 600 (back of building)
Hendersonville, NC 28739
Phone: (828) 692-6424 / email: info@myhcdp.com
Office HOURS:    Mon-Fri: 11 am- 2 pm + Tues. 4-6 pm
Saturday 10 am – 1 pm