The latest News from the Polk County Democrats…

Early Voting
Thursday, April 19 thru Saturday, May 5th
Board of Elections Office Only
Second floor of the Womack Building
across for the Courthouse in Columbus

April 19-20 8:30am – 6:00pm
April 21 9:00am – 5:00pm
April 23-27 8:30am – 6:00pm
April 28 9:00am – 5:00pm
April 30- May4 8:30am – 6:00pm
May 5 9:00am – 1:00pm

Call BOE with any questions (828) 894-8181
Reminders:
* UNAFFILIATED VOTERS CAN VOTE in the Primary Election, but must choose either
a Democratic Party ballot or Republican Party ballot.

* YOU CAN REGISTER AND VOTE AT THE SAME TIME during Early Voting but NOT on Election Day.

Election Day: May 8th, 2018
6:30am – 7:30pm
All 7 Precincts Open

Go here for an Absentee Ballot Request Form:
www.polknc.org/docs/Elections/Absentee_Request_polk.pdf
Sample Democratic Ballot:

(All voting will be on a paper ballots for this election.)

Candidate Info
NC Senate
Christopher Rumfelt
polkncdemocrats.nationbuilder.com/christopher_rumfelt_
Cheryl Swofford
polkncdemocrats.nationbuilder.com/cheryl_swofford
David Wheeler
wheelernc.com/ and polkncdemocrats.nationbuilder.com/davidwheeler

Sheriff
Ronnie Smith
ronniesmithforsheriff.com/
BJ Bayne
www.blueridgenow.com/news/20171005/ and www.facebook.com/BJBayne4Sheriff/

Wheeler Campaign Kick Off Date and Location Change

The campaign kickoff event that was planned for David Wheeler next Tuesday, April 17th had to be moved to April 30th at 5:30 pm at the Democratic Headquarters in Columbus. He had to speak at a League of Women Voters event in Madison Co. Very sorry for the inconvenience. Come meet David and share pizza and politics.

News from the Women’s Club:
Our next Women’s Club meeting will be on Monday, April 30th at 5:30 pm at the headquarters. Dinner will be served, so come if you can, and bring a guest. David Wheeler, candidate for NC Senate, will be there kicking off his Polk Co. campaign. Everyone, including men, are always welcome.

Our first fundraising breakfast for the year will be on Saturday, May 5th at the headquarters from 8:00 – 10:00 am.The minimum donation remains at $5 again this year. Same delicious food and great company. Come fuel up before the District 10 Convention in Shelby later that day!

The Polk County Teen Democrats is hosting a “Meet the Candidates” event on Friday, May 18 from 5:00 to 7:00 at Headquarters. Come meet our candidates, including our precinct winners, and share in some pizza!

Also, the Teens will hold elections for next year’s club officers on April 25. Stay tuned for the names of the leaders for their exciting THIRD year!

Help your local Party thrive. DONATE securely any time by visiting our website polkncdemocrats.org and clicking on the DONATE button at the top. Thanks!