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To apply for an absentee ballot by mail, send a NC State Absentee Ballot Request Form toWilkes County Board of Elections110 North StreetWilkesboro, NC 28697The form can be mailed, emailed, faxed or brought in person to our office by the voter, near relative or verifiable legal guardian.
Upon receipt of your request, the county board of elections will send you an absentee ballot and instructions for completing the ballot. You must submit your request no later than the Tuesday prior to Election Day. The request may be made by the voter, a near relative or verifiable legal guardian. Download the NC Absentee Ballot Request Form on the Absentee/One Stop section of website.
You can register at the Board of Elections office located at 110 North St. Wilkesboro. The office is open from 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Monday thru Friday. You can also register at the DMV if you are renewing your driver’s license. DMV customers may register to vote through the DMV website, a DMV transactions is not required. The Employment Security Commission, Wilkes Public Library, and certain other public agencies also have the forms available. The form is available under the Voter Information tab. The form must be printed, filled out then mailed or returned in person to our office. A registration form must be postmarked or delivered to the Board of Elections office no later that 25 days before an election in order to be valid for that election.
Voters who appear on Election Day in the correct county but in the incorrect precinct may cast a provisional ballot, which will be counted for all contests in which the voter was eligible to participate.
You are eligible, based on current laws, to vote in either party primary (only those who are open to Unaffiliated voters) or to choose a Non-Partisan ballot. You must declare which ballot you desire when you go to vote. This does not change your registered party.
Pursuant to NCGS 163-82.14(b), the only time a person is authorized to cancel the registration of another person is when the voter is near relative cancelling the registration of a deceased family member. The Deceased Voter Removal Form must be completed by a near relative and returned to the Wilkes Board of Elections to remove your relative from our voter registration records. Deceased Voter Removal Form
We write accounts payable checks once per week. All invoices received in our office from the various departments by 5 p.m. on Friday are usually written and mailed the latter part of the following week. For more information, contact us at 336-651-7318.
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Yes. If an individual is interested in having their water tested, an application must be submitted to our office. Depending on the type of water sample requested the fees are typically $125.00 per test. The water sample is collected and sent to the State Lab for analysis it typically takes 3 to 4 weeks to receive the results. If you have specific questions please feel free to contact us at 336-651-7530.
Yes, there is a County Solid Waste Ordinance that is in place for such nuisances. Please contact Anderia Byrd at 336-696-5832 during regular business hours and be able to provide violator information, such as address at which said solid waste is located and if possible owner information.
Planned Parenthood3000 Maplewood AvenueSuite 112Winston Salem, NC 27103Phone: 336-768-2980A Preferred Woman’s Health Center1604 Jones Franklin RoadRaleigh, NC 27606Phone: 888-562-7415A Woman’s Choice of Greensboro201 E Pomona DriveGreensboro, NC 27407Phone: 336-632-9999
Children of all ages enter Foster Care. Children as young as infants up to the age of 18 may need a foster home placement. Young adults ages 18-21 can also be eligible, based on requirements, to participate in the Foster Care Program. Potential foster parents will go through a training process that will help them identify what age group they are able to foster in their home. The Department of Social Services is always seeking more foster families, especially those that will consider fostering teenagers and sibling groups. For more information, contact them at 336-651-7490.