About Board of Elections

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The Dare County Board of Elections ensures that elections are free, fair, accurate, convenient and accessible to all voters in Dare County. The Board of Elections is governed by a four-member board appointed by the North Carolina State Board of Elections. No more than two members of the County Board of Elections shall belong to the same political party.


Michele Barnes, Director
Jackie Tillett, Deputy Director


  • Sandy Semans Ross, (D) Chair
    133 Bayview Drive 
    Stumpy Point, NC 27978
  • Carole Warnecki, (R) Vice Chair
    229 Sunset Drive
    Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948
  • Virginia Tillett, (D) Secretary 
    P.O. Box 653  
    Manteo, NC 27954 
  • Donna Elms, (R)  
    P.O. Box 2055   
    Manteo, NC 27954 

2018 Primary Precinct Election Officials 


The Board of Elections meet on the last Tuesday of each month at 4:00 PM (unless otherwise posted). Meetings are held in the Board of Elections Conference Room in the Dare County Administration Building at 954 Marshall C. Collins Drive, Manteo, NC,

You may email the Director of Dare County Board of Elections with questions regarding monthly Board meetings.
05/22/2018 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
06/26/2018 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
07/31/2018 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.