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General Election
Early Voting October 20 to November 5
Election Day November 8

For more information, see the
Franklin County Board of Elections

Candidates for the 2022 General Election

To see all of the candidates who will appear on your individual ballot, click here.  This includes local, state, and federal candidates.


Franklin County Clerk Of Superior Court

Shelley Dickerson
(919) 497-7599

Franklin County Sheriff

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Troy Wheless
(984) 297-4384 

Franklin County deserves a Sheriff that will treat all citizens fairly, not play political games for power, and will work hard every day to ensure the rights to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.

Franklin County Commissioner - At large

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Douglas Berger




If elected, I will support smart growth policies beginning with advocacy for a bypass around Youngsville connecting 96 Highway with U.S. 1. I will support policies that will prevent increased traffic jams as Franklin County citizens seek to commute for work, shopping or leisure.

Franklin County Commissioner - District 2

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During his tenure, Commissioner Jones has supported public education, business expansion, expanded medical services, a vigorous Covid 19 response, recreation programs, and more.  Re-elect Cedric Jones: Proven leadership for Franklin County


NC State Senate

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Commissioner Speed has a family heritage of public service. His grandfather served on the Franklin County Commission in the 1920’s. His father James D. Speed represented this community for over 30 years in the North Carolina General Assembly. Mark hopes to bring his own family’s values of service and stability to the North Carolina State Senate.

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