Jackson County Board of Elections

Lisa Lovedahl, Director

Board of Elections - Contact Email: lisalovedahl@jacksonnc.org

Board Members

Kirk Stephens, Chairman
Gail Debnam, Vice Chair
Steve Foster, Board Member
Joe Henry Ward, Board Member

The Jackson County Board of Elections serves the public through the following:
Voter Registration:
Voter registration applications can be obtained at the BOE office in the Skyland Services Center, or by calling 828-586-7538. You may also request an application by emailing – jackson.boe@ncsbe.gov or lisalovedahl@jacksonnc.org  You may also download the application from the State website – www.ncsbe.gov/  North Carolina does not allow on-line registration.

Election Day Functions
Voters may call 828-586-7538, or 828-586-4055, ext. 6035 for information on the following:
  • Absentee voting
  • Registration deadlines
  • Challenges and complaints
  • Precinct polling locations

  • Public Awareness And Voting Machine Training
    Any organization, club, group or individual may make an appointment for an educational class on Voter Registration, Election Process or Voting equipment. Please call at least seven (7) days in advance at 828-586-7538 to make an appointment. For large group requests, voting machines may be brought to your location. Call 828-586-7538 for Registration Drive materials and guidance.

    Data Access
    Election results, laws, voter lists, sample ballots and all other public information for Jackson County may be obtained at the Jackson County Board of Elections Office, or at the State Board’s website – www.ncsbc.gov  Requests are filled as soon as possible, but the law allows up to thirty (30) days. Please give ample notice on large orders. Requests by phone are accepted. Cost of materials varies. For more information, contact the Jackson County Board of Elections at 828-586-7538. Walk-ins are welcome.

    Free Voters
    Lists in .txt format can be obtained by email. Submit request to jackson.boe@ncsbe.gov. Type Voter List in the subject line, and specify the information you’re requesting. DOB and telephone numbers are not provided.