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Notice of Municipal Election

The Town of Highlands, Sylva, Webster and Village of Forest Hills, North Carolina
A General Municipal Election will be held on 11/05/2019.


Polls will be open from 6:30 am until 7:30 pm at the following Precincts:

  • Cullowhee (Village of Forest Hills) Cullowhee Recreation Center, 88 Cullowhee Mtn Rd, Cullowhee
  • Sylva Dillsboro Combine (Town of Sylva) Board of Election office at the Skyland Service Center, 876 Skyland Dr, Sylva
  • Webster (Town of Webster) Family Resource Center, 1528 Webster Rd, Webster

The Town of Highland voters may vote absentee or One Stop in Jackson County and in Macon County on Election Day.

Absentee ballots are allowed.  Requests for an absentee ballot by mail must be made on a State Board Absentee Ballot Request Form available on the NC State Board of Elections website and at the Jackson County Board of Elections office.  The completed and signed form must be received in the Jackson County Board of Elections office by 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, October 29th.  Voted Absentee ballots must be received back in the Board of Elections office or postmarked by 5:00 pm on 11/05/2019

One-stop voting will be held in the Board of Elections Office starting Wednesday, October 16th and ending Friday, November 1st.

One-stop voting hours are:

  • October 16th (Wednesday)-18th (Friday) 8:30am-5:00pm,
  • October 21th (Monday) – 25th (Friday) 8:30am-5:00pm,
  • October 28th (Monday)-November 1st (Friday) 8:30am-6:00pm,
  • Oct 19th and 26th (Saturday) 9:00am-12:00pm.
  • Saturday November 2nd is not allowed under current law and court orders at this time.

 Available Reports:

  1. List of Candidates by Contest
  2. Contest Detail List

Non-registered persons wishing to register and vote after the registration deadline on Friday, October 11th may appear in person at the one-stop absentee voting site, complete the voter registration application form and provide proof of residence by presenting valid documents showing current name and address.  The meeting to count approved absentee ballots on Election Day is at 2:00pm.

Canvass Day will be held at 11:00 am in the Board of Elections office in Sylva on 11/15/2019.

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