The Administration of elections is an important element of county government. The principal function of the Alleghany County Elections office is to conduct fair, impartial and efficient elections in compliance with state laws. The Board of Elections also establishes election precincts and voting sites, appoints and trains precinct officials, assists persons desiring to file for office, prepares and distributes ballots, programs voting equipment, canvasses and certifies the results of an election, investigates any voting irregularities, and maintains voter registration and participation records.
The office is also responsible for providing all publicly requested statistical and reporting information records for current and past elections.
The duties of the office are administered by Director Kate Cosner under the oversight of the Board of Elections. Board members are: Mac Murphy, chair, George Sheets, and Ed Adams.
If you have further questions, please contact us at 336-372-4557.
Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.