Election Day for New Hanover County municipalities, including the city of Wilmington, the town of Carolina Beach, the town of Kure Beach and the town of Wrightsville Beach, is Tuesday, November 2.
North Carolina has three voting options for residents including absentee-by-mail voting
, which should be completed and returned prior to the absentee ballot deadline on Tuesday at 5 p.m. if returned by hand to Board of Elections office, or Nov. 5 if returned by mail with a postmark dated on or before Nov. 2.
One-stop absentee voting
, also known as early voting, started Oct. 14 and ends Saturday. It allows people to cast their in-person ballot at a one-stop site.
The third option is traditional in-person voting on Election Day, which is the last day to cast a ballot at a local polling place
For more on 2021 New Hanover County Elections including sample ballots, voter registration status check, voting options, polling places and more, visit the New Hanover County Board of Elections website.
The Greater Wilmington Business Journal conducted Q&As with the city of Wilmington council and mayoral candidates, posing questions of interest to the business community.
to read the Q&As or click on the blue names below.
Efforts to reach JB Brookins and Jonathan Uzcategui to participate in the Q&As were not successful.
Wilmington City Council (three seats open)
Here are the local candidates:
City of Wilmington Mayor
Town of Kure Beach Mayor
Kure Beach Board of Commissioners (two seats open)
Town of Carolina Beach Mayor
Town of Carolina Beach Council (two seats open)
Town of Wrightsville Beach Mayor
Town of Wrightsville Beach Alderman (two seats open)
McKinley Dean (Ken) Dull
H.E. (Hank) Miller III