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Absentee Voting in Craven County is safe and simple, follow these steps to cast your vote by mail!

New Caucuses

Do you want to have a larger voice when it comes to your community?  Do you feel your interests are underrepresented in the Democratic Party?  Join a Caucus!  This Summer let’s build momentum towards November!

Meet the Candidates

Despite the current crisis, our work towards November must continue.  We have a strong roster of candidates, but it is going to take all of us to get them elected.

UPDATE: County and District Conventions

All County Conventions scheduled for March 28, 2020 will now be held April 25, 2020. All District Conventions scheduled for April 25, 2020 will now be held May 16, 2020. Both Conventions will be virtual. Please contact us for more information.

UPDATE: Wainwright Dinner is Postponed!

As of this time the Wainwright Dinner is postponed.

We thank everyone who invested in the realization of this wonderful event, but we, the Officers of the Craven County Democratic Party feel that is of the best interest of the community to postpone to a future date.

Tickets you have purchased are good for the rescheduled event.  The Democratic Officers will announce the new date as soon as it is finalized.

UPDATE: Wainwright Dinner is still on!

The Wainwright Dinner is still on! Our officers have called the New Bern Health Department and the North Carolina Coronavirus Hotline to get current recommendations.  As of today North Carolina does not have any restrictions on events (i.e. College/High School sports games, events).  The only confirmed cases are in the Raleigh/Wake county area and not any local to Eastern North Carolina. The recommended advice is to wash your hands, use hand sanitizer, and to cover your mouth if you cough or sneeze. The Flame has confirmed with us that they are up to date with current health recommendations.  They will have waitstaff will serve the buffet, and they will provide hand sanitizer for every table. If you are worried about your health (elderly, immune compromised, etc.) and would prefer to stay home, then please let Charles Dudley know(1st.vice.chair@cravendemocrats.org). Please follow us on our website and social media for more updates.

Wainwright Tickets Available NOW!

Saturday March 14, 2020 at the Flame Banquet Center (2301 Neuse Blvd., New Bern).  Dinner, cocktails, and a silent auction starting at 6:00PM.  Doors open at 5:15PM.  Featuring two inspiring guest speakers:  NC State Representative Deb Butler, and Senate Candidate Erica Smith.

Tickets are still available at https://secure.actblue.com/donate/wainwright.

Sponsorships are available at the following levels

·               Gold – 8 tickets for $1,000, 1/2 page advertisement in the program

·               Silver – 4 tickets for $500, mention in program

·               Bronze – 2 tickets for $250, mention in program

Raffle will be held that night, tickets are $5 each or 5 for $20.

A Thank You to Our Candidates

The Craven County Democrats thank each and every Democratic candidate that ran in the Craven County North Carolina March 3, 2020 Primary.  You are an inspiration to us for all your hard work, time and the dedication you exhibited in your race.  Your candidacy demonstrated the best in our county.

Vote March 3rd!

2020 Primary Day is upon us!

Do you have a plan to vote?

Voting isn’t just a right, it’s a responsibility of citizenship. Every time we have an election, it’s our opportunity to influence the direction of our local, state, and federal government. The right to vote must be protected, but it must also be exercised.

Make sure you’re registered to vote. Learn about the candidates. VOTE!

Some people just love the Election Day experience.

Early Voting Happening NOW!


Ever feel like Voting should be more convenient?  Work on Tuesdays?  Forgot to register before February 13th?  Want to change your party registration?

You can with One-Stop Early Voting!

One-Stop Early Voting: You can register and vote on the same day! Come to One-Stop Early Voting with any of the following:

North Carolina driver license Other photo identification issued by a government agency.