Primaries & General Elections

Primaries


In a primary, you nominate party candidates for these offices to appear on the general election ballot:
  • County Officials
  • Governor, judicial officers and other state officials
  • North Carolina Senate and House of Representatives
  • President
  • U.S. House of Representatives (Congress)

General Election


In the general election, you elect these officials:
  • County Officials
  • Judicial officers and other state officials
  • North Carolina Senate and House of Representatives
  • U.S. House of Representatives (Congress)

School Board Members


Pitt County School Board Members are elected on primary day and qualified at the first meeting in December.

Presidential Elections


In the general election of a presidential year and every four years thereafter, you also elect:
  • Attorney General
  • Commissioner of Agriculture
  • Commissioner of Insurance
  • Commissioner of Labor
  • Governor, judicial officers and other state officials:
  • Lieutenant Governor
  • President and Vice President
  • Secretary of State
  • State Auditor
  • State Treasurer
  • Superintendent of Public Instruction

Terms & Other Elections


  • Pitt County Municipal elections are nonpartisan and held in odd numbered years.
  • U.S. Senators serve 6-year terms. There will be one up for re-election in 2010.