Dear Friends of Blowing Rock,
The Sample Ballot for the Watauga County Primary is now available on the Board of Elections Website for your review.
The link is
About 1/3 of our Blowing Rock voters are registered as Independents. Unaffiliated voters must choose either a Democratic, Libertarian, or Republican ballot as there are no “Non-Partisan” ballots and the Constitutional and Green Parties did not open their Primary to Unaffiliated voters.
The Primary is on March 3, 2020.
Instructions for registered voters to obtain an absentee ballot is also include on this link. The absentee ballot must be mailed by USPS for receipt by 5 PM on the Tuesday before the election date or February 25, 2020.
If you are not registered to vote in Watauga County, you must register to vote no later than 25 days prior to the date of the election.
Tim Gupton, President