​Board of Elections



To provide the citizens of Robeson County with the maximum opportunity to become registered voters and to vote all primaries and election irrespective of race, sex, religion, age, party affiliation or physical disabilities and provide the citizens with information about voter registration and elections.

New Polling Site for St. Pauls Precinct


During a special emergency telephonic meeting held today Friday, January 10th, 2020 at 1:00 p.m.  The members of the Robeson County Board of Elections voted to change the polling place for the St. Pauls Precinct from the Courtroom located at the St. Pauls Town Hall to the National Guard Armory Building located at 705 N. Old Stage Rd, St. Pauls, NC. 28384.


This change will be in effect for the Upcoming Presidential Primary and any necessary Runoff Elections that may occur this year.

2020 Deadlines for Requesting an Absentee Ballot

March Primary Election: Tuesday, February 25, 2020 by 5 p.m.

April Second Primary Election (Non-Federal): Tuesday, April 14, 2020 by 5 p.m.

May Second Primary Election (Federal): Tuesday, May 5, 2020 by 5 p.m.

November General Election: Tuesday, October 27, 2020 by 5 p.m.


Absentee Ballot BY MAIL 

Request:  Monday, January 13, 2020

Deadline to request Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Post marked by Tuesday March 3, 2020 at 5pm

One Stop Early Voting Presidential Primary Schedule

Lumberton (BOE Office) 

Thursday, February 13, 2020 - Friday, February 28, 2020 
8:15 am - 5:15 pm 
Saturday February 29, 2020
8:00 am - 3:00 pm 

(No Sunday Voting)


Fairmont (Senior Citizen - Fire Hall Building), Maxton (Gilbert Library), Pembroke (Public Library), Red Springs (Community Building) , St. Paul's (New-National Guard Armory 705 N. Old Stage Rd., St. Paul's) 

Thursday, February 13, 2020 - Friday February 28, 2020 

8:00 am - 7:30 pm 
Saturday, February 29, 2020 8:00 am - 3:00 pm 
(No Sunday Voting) 




Election Information

No Photo ID Needed to VOTE during Primary Election 2020-Video

Robeson Board of Elections 2020 CANDIDATE LIST GROUPED BY CONTEST

Voters will not be required to show photo ID for the March 3, 2020, primary election.

  • In a December 31 order, a federal district court blocked North Carolina’s voter photo ID requirement from taking effect.  The injunction will remain in place until further order of the court.

No se le exigirá a los votantes que muestren una identificación con foto durante las elecciones primarias del 3 de marzo de 2020.

  • En una orden del 31 de diciembre, un tribunal federal de distrito bloqueó el requisito de identificación con foto para votación en Carolina del Norte. El requerimiento permanecerá en vigencia hasta nueva orden de la corte.



Physical Address:
800 N. Walnut Street

Lumberton, NC. 28358


Mailing Address:  

P. O. Box 2159
Lumberton, NC 28359

Email                      robeson.boe@co.robeson.nc.us


Office Telephone:       910-671-3080
Fax Telephone:            910-737-5094


Office Hours:               (Monday-Friday)

                                        8:15 am – 5:15 pm

Robeson County BOE Links:

List of all Elected Officials

Robeson Board of Elections 2020 CANDIDATE LIST GROUPED BY CONTEST

Register to Vote in Robeson County (English or Spanish)

Handout for How NC Secure Election For Voters


Physical Address:
800 N. Walnut Street Lumberton, NC. 28358


Mailing Address:

P. O. Box 2159
Lumberton, NC 28359


Robeson County Polling Sites


External Links:

No Photo ID Needed to VOTE during Primary Election 2020


Information about Absentee Voting


Find your polling site




Interim Director - Tina Bledsoe

Email:  tina.bledsoe@co.robeson.nc.us

Senior Deputy of Elections - Vacant


Senior Deputy of Elections - Ninevetch Carmona

Email:  ninevetch.carmona@co.robeson.nc.us

Deputy of Elections - Jerri Patterson

Email:  jerri.patterson@co.robeson.nc.us


Administrative Support Technician - Vacant




Larry Townsend, Chairman

Vacant, Secretary

Jack Moody, Board Member 

Marion Thompson, Board Member

Keith Shooter, Board Member

Robeson County Board of Elections meets the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 6:00 pm, held at the Robeson BOE Office, 800 North Walnut Street, Lumberton, NC 28358. Regular Scheduled Meetings may be canceled or re-scheduled as needed.

If you wish to speak during a meeting, please call

910-671-3080 and speak to the Director about being added to the Agenda.







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Robeson County. NC

701 N. Elm Street
Lumberton, NC 28358

Phone: (910) 671-3000

Fax:      (910) 671-3010




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