Henderson County NC Democratic Party

NOTE:  the monthly EVENT calendar is available via “Event” tab above.
HOW many days remaining until NOVEMBER 3, 2020? Find HERE
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MAKE A VOTING PLAN!
Will you vote by Absentee – Mail-in (in blue below)?
OR  Walk-in (in red)? 

–> IF by Mail, follow the Absentee Voting instructions below.
–> IF walk-in, please go to the voting calendar HERE.

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

NOTE:  SAMPLE BALLOTS are linked below in Step #2 and in “Walk-In” information.

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

#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 October 1.  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, and: 
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!
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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For WALK-IN VOTING INFORMATION, go HERE (the Voting Calendar with locations and times.)
Walk-in (early) voting is Oct. 15 -31 and walk-in voting ends with the General Election on Nov. 3 (6:30 am – 7:30 pm).


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

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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.
Decide “Absentee” or “Walk-in” voting – you cannot do both.  Despite what the ‘sitting’ president says – voting twice is ILLEGAL.  

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Voting Calendar and Registration dates and Walk-in locations for General Election (11/3)  HERE.

-Need to Register to vote?
The deadline is October 9th.  It will close, then reopen (bring valid ID) for “One-Stop Early Voting” on October 15th.   If you cannot GO to the BD of ELECTIONS to register THAT is OK!  You can register or change party affiliations, SAFELY, from HOME.   FIND the qualifications and mail-in form HERE.  

The League of Women Voters has OUTDOOR voter registrations planned.
Please view info HERE.  Read editorial from Times-News HERE.

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The NC State Board of Elections 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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US CENSUS needs YOU to “Count”! 
Please find that census reminder under your stack of mail… and please act on it! Our NC funding depends on you doing your part!  Call Center: 301-
763-INFO (4636) o4 800-923-8282

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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.

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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:    Tues: 11 am- 2 pm, 4-6 pm
Thurs:  11 am-2 pm. 

Saturday 10 am – 1 pm