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​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.

Until further order of the court, voters are not required to show photo ID. The law was enjoined by a federal district court on December 31, 2019. This page will be updated if new information becomes available

The Robeson County Board of Elections will hold a sample hand/eye count Meeting scheduled to be held on Wednesday, November 16th, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. The Office will conduct a Sample Audit with bi-partisan teams to ensure the reliability of election results tabulated by machine.

For the Office of US Senate:

 Counting of ballots for both Lumberton One Stop and Smyrna Precinct.


This meeting will take place at the office of the Board of Elections. Located at 800 North Walnut Street, Lumberton, NC. 28358.


Any questions or remarks, please contact the office at 910-671-3080, during business hours. Monday-Friday 8:15-5:15 p.m.



Physical Address:
800 N. Walnut Street

Lumberton, NC. 28358


Mailing Address:  

P. O. Box 2159
Lumberton, NC 28359



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


Office Hours:               (Monday-Friday)

                                        8:15 am – 5:15 pm

Robeson County BOE Links:

Elected Officials Booklet

Answers to Voter FAQs about Ballot Tabulation

Answers for Precinct Officials to FAQs about Ballot Tabulation

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:

Information about Absentee Voting

Find your One-Stop (early voting) site

Combating Misinformation:



Director - Tina Bledsoe


Senior Deputy of Elections - Ninevetch Carmona


Deputy of Elections - Jerri Patterson


Voter Registration Tech - Tina Canady



Deputy - Horace Locklear Jr. Email:


Administrative Support Technician - Vacant


Larry Townsend, Chairman

Marion Thompson, Board Member

Krystal Melvin, Board Member

Gretchen Lutz, Board Member

Daniel Locklear, Board Member

Robeson County Board of Elections meets on 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.


Board Meetings


Board Meetings for General 2022 


Absentee Meeting # 1 10/04/2022 6:00 PM

Absentee Meeting # 2 10/11/2022 6:00 PM

Absentee Meeting # 3 10/18/2022 6:00 PM

Absentee Meeting # 4 10/25/2022 6:00 PM

Absentee Meeting # 5 11/01/2022 6:00 PM

Pre-Election Absentee Meeting 11/07/2022 5:30 PM

Election Day Count Absentee Meeting 11/08/2022 2:00 PM

Supplemental Absentee Meeting 11/14/2022 6:00 PM

Count Provisionals Meeting 11/18/2022 8:30 AM

Canvass Meeting 11/18/2022 11:00 AM

Notice of Hand Eye Count November 2022 

Per Chairman Larry Townsend and Members, all agreed on December 7th  to cancel the regularly scheduled Board Meeting that was to be held on December 20th at 6:00 p.m. Notice


Chairman, Townsend has made the decision to cancel the regularly scheduled board meeting, dated Tuesday, January 17th, 2023. Notice

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