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New Hanover County Board of Elections Appoints New Director

Posted June 30, 2017 at 2:42 pm     Category: ElectionsNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The New Hanover County Board of Elections has announced a new elections director. Rae Hunter-Havens will officially transition into the role on Tuesday, July 4, 2017. Hunter-Havens, who has been an elections system specialist with the county since February 2011, has been serving as the department’s interim director since May 26, 2017.

“Rae is committed to conducting and overseeing the county’s elections in an efficient, accurate and timely manner,” says Deputy County Manager Avril Pinder. “She is experienced, dedicated to the profession, and has a strong commitment to public service.”

In her role as elections systems specialist, Hunter-Havens was focused on the technical aspects related to administering an election, from supervising the programming and testing of voting equipment to tabulating election results. She also coordinated all polling locations and supervised logistics for elections.

As director, Hunter-Havens will plan and direct overall operations of the County Board of Elections for all federal, state, and municipal elections.

Rae Hunter-Havens


Release Contact:
Jessica Loeper
Communications & Outreach Coordinator

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