About the Board of Elections (Board)

It is the mission of the Johnston County Board of Elections to ensure that elections are free, fair, accurate, convenient and accessible to all voters in Johnston County.

Composition of the Board of Elections

The County Board of Elections operates under a five-member board that is appointed every two years. The board is comprised of two Democrats, two Republicans, and a Chair that is appointed by the Governor, effective January 31, 2019  (Session Law 2018-146).

Meet the Members

Gordon Woodruff (D)
Chairman
gwoodruff@wrflaw.com

Shirley Bell (D)
Secretary
delta0560@gmail.com

John Shallcross, Jr. (R)
Member
jshallcrossjr@aol.com

Deborah Zink (R)
Member
rd104@hotmail.com

Deborah Hooker  (D)
Member
d.hooker7@icloud.com 

Board of Elections Meetings

The Board meets on the second Thursday of each month at 4:00 p.m.. Board meetings are usually held at the Elections Satellite Office located at 801 S. Third Street Smithfield, NC 27577.

Contact the Board

You may email the Director of the Johnston County Board of Elections Office for questions regarding monthly Board meetings or to ask to be placed on the agenda.

Page last updated: October 31, 2022