Election Day Is Here

Not everyone voted early.  On Election Day you must vote at the precinct polling place that correlates to your residence address.  If you are uncertain about where your polling place is, click on this link for the official North Carolina Board of Elections polling...

Join the Watch Party on Election Night

After weeks, months, even years of planning, raising money and campaigning, it is now time to let go and CELEBRATE!  That’s what I expect this party to be — a grand celebration of all the races our Democrats have won, from the courthouse to the White...

October Newsletter

The Jackson County Democratic Party strongly endorses Hillary Clinton for President of the United States of America and condemns Donald Trump as unfit for the Office of the Presidency. In the words of Barack Obama, “We do not look to be ruled…Anyone who threatens our...

You’re Invited!

Here are just a few reasons to attend this Tuesday’s debate between Jane Hipps and Jim Davis: We want to pack the audience with Democrats.  Here in our county, we cannot allow Davis’ supporters to outnumber us.  Jane looks great surrounded by blue!  If...

August Newsletter

In this edition, we will focus on the local and state-wide races. Having just watched both the Republican and the Democratic Conventions, the Jackson County Democratic Party strongly endorses Hillary Clinton for President of the United States of America and condemns...

2016 Early Voting Calendar

NC State Law requires that Jackson County offer one stop voting for 464 hours in the General election.  This number is unique to Jackson County and is based on the hours of operation in the 2012 election.  Most counties of our size had an average of 200 hours but...

Democratic Slate Card

This is a representation of the General Election ballot Jackson County voters will receive at polls on November 8, 2016.  To help Democrats identify the Democratic candidates, we have pre-marked the slate card, including the judicial positions, whose candidates are...

Meet & Greet Greene and Jones

Come out and meet your local Democratic candidates!  Our County Commissioners, Vicki Greene and Mark Jones, are running for re-election in November.  Two Republicans, Ron Mau and Mickey Luker, are running against them.  Come out to give them your support and enjoy hot...

Two Good Candidates for Congress

Possibly the most difficult decision on the June 7th Primary ballot is who to pick as the Democratic candidate for the District 11 U.S. Congress position, to run against Republican incumbent, Mark Meadows.  In alphabetical order, following are briefs on both...

What IS this Sales Tax Referendum?

When you go to the polls on June 7th, you will find three items on the Democratic Ballot.  One of these is a referendum to increase the sales tax in Jackson County from 6.75% to 7.00%.  The referendum reads: County Sales and Use Tax Local sales and use tax at the rate...

State Rules for Campaign Signs

Embed from Getty Images Political signs are a common sight along our roads and highways and just one of the ways residents can express their views and choices heading into elections. But if they aren’t placed carefully, they can make it hard for drivers to see...

11th Congressional District Town Hall

Thursday, May 12, 2016 at 6:30pm 11th District Congressional District Town Hall Featuring the Democratic Candidates Rick Bryson and Tom Hill With a short presentation by Brian McMahan on the proposed Jackson County sales tax referendum Jackson County Family Resource...

Primary Results (Preliminary)

The polls in North Carolina closed 3 hours ago and up to 3/4’s of the votes have been tallied. Based on results posted on TV station WLOS, these are the preliminary results in the Democratic races: NC Democratic Presidential Primary (77% of precincts reporting)...

Thank You for Voting!

An enormous THANKS! goes out to all those who made time to vote today or during Early Voting and Absentee voting times. Special thanks to Jackson County voters!  The numbers are not all in and, the last I heard, at least one polling place was still closing up two...

Find Your Polling Place

Use the NC State Board of Elections tools to find out where you need to go on Tuesday, March 15. Click Here to Find Your Polling Place Click Here to Find Your Polling Place on a Google Map Note that your early One-Stop Voting location may be different from your...

New: 2016 Election Central!

Check out this new section on the website–everything you need to know for next week’s primary election. Send us links, ideas, or corrections (it’s a work in progress, don’t be shy!) if there’s something else you’d like to see...

Candidates for March 15th Primary

The North Carolina Democratic Party has a page listing all statewide Democratic candidates. Click on candidate’s pictures for their websites, and follow links to their Facebook and Twitter accounts:     US Elections.com also has information on every...

What IS the Bond Referendum?

All voters in the Primary Election on March 15, 2016, will be asked to decide on a Bond Referendum.  The ballot reads as follows: Connect NC Public Improvement Bond The issuance of two billion dollars ($2,000,000,000) State of North Carolina Public Improvement Bonds...

One-Stop Voting

Jackson County One-Stop Voting Sites, June 2016 One-Stop days and hours may be different for each location. Times and locations taken from NC Board of Elections One-Stop Site Search for Jackson County. [For election day voting locations, see Precinct Polling Places in...