2021 MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS 

NOVEMBER 2, 2021



Although the Haywood County Board of Elections will conduct Municipal Elections this year, only voters who reside in within the town limits of Canton, Clyde, or Maggie Valley may vote in the 2021 Election.  These voters must have lived within the municipality for at least 30 days before Election Day.


SEATS UP FOR RE-ELECTION

  CANTON MAYOR  ZEB SMATHERS


  CANTON ALDERMEN – 2 SEATS   KRISTINA SMITH

             TIM SHEPARD

 

  CLYDE ALDERMEN – 2 SEATS   FRANK LAY, II

      DIANE FORE

 

  MAGGIE VALLEY ALDERMEN – 2 SEATS  CLAYTON DAVIS

                             TWINKLE PATEL

 

FILING FEE FOR MAGGIE VALLEY SEATS - $10

FILEING FEE FOR CANTON & CLYDE SEATS - $5

 

IMPORTANT DATES

  CANDIDATE FILING BEGINS

FRIDAY, JULY 2 @ 12:00 PM

 

  CANDIDATE FILING ENDS

FRIDAY, JULY 16 @ 12:00 PM

 

  ABSENTEE BALLOTS BEGIN TO BE MAILED

MONDAYSEPTEMBER 13, 2021


  ONE-STOP EARLY VOTING 

Will begin the week of October 13 and end the weekend of October 30.  Check back later for exact dates/times.




REGISTERING TO VOTE

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  1. Absentee By Mail Voting
  2. One-Stop Absentee Voting
  3. Election Results

Civilian Absentee By Mail Voting 

Any Haywood County registered voter may request an absentee ballot be mailed to them. No excuse is needed to vote this way. To request an absentee ballot, either use the Absentee Ballot Request Portal, or  you may also complete the Absentee Ballot Request form and return the original, completed form to our office by Mail, In-Person, FAX, or E-Mail  This form must be signed by either the voter or the voter’s near relative/legal guardian.  A near relative is considered to be a spouse, brother, sister, parent, grandparent, child, grandchild, mother-in-law, father-in-law, daughter-in-law, son-in-law, stepparent, stepchild, or legal guardian.   Absentee request forms may only be returned by the voter, the voter’s near relative or verifiable legal guardian or a Multipartisan Assistance Team.   A completed absentee request form must be received by the county board of elections not later than 5:00 P.M. on the Tuesday before Election day.

MILITARY/OVERSEAS REQUEST FORM

Military - Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting

Absent uniformed services members (and their eligible dependents) and U.S. citizens living outside the United States may request an absentee ballot under the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act (UOCAVA). When requesting a ballot, UOCAVA voters may choose to receive their balloting materials by Mail, FAX, or E-Mail.  To request, either use the Online Portal, or you may also download a Federal Postcard Application (FPCA) form and return it to our office by Mail FAX, or E-Mail.