Welcome to Ashe County
You have reached the Ashe County Board of Elections Website. We hope you find useful information that helps to better educate you in the elections process.
The Ashe County Board of Elections’ duty is to conduct fair, honest and impartial elections so that all citizens have the chance to exercise their right to vote. The Board of Elections is responsible for conducting all elections including federal, state, county, municipal and special referenda. The Ashe County Board Of Elections operates in accordance with North Carolina General Statutes, Chapter 163.
On July 29, a panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit struck down photo ID requirements and associated laws in North Carolina (S.L. 2013-381, as amended by S.L. 2015-103). The state is considering its options. Barring a different outcome on appeal, photo ID will not be required in the upcoming general election. Further details will be posted as they become available.