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Assistant Deputy Secretary for Elections and Commissions

Kori House

Kori House was appointed Assistant Deputy Secretary for Elections and Commissions on Sept. 7, 2021. Prior to her appointment, House managed voter registration and elections administration for the North Carolina State Board of Elections. House collaborated with North Carolina’s 100 counties and the information technology divisions of various state agencies -- including the North Carolina Departments of Health and Human Services, Justice, and Motor Vehicles – to ensure they were compliant with state and federal election and voter registration regulations. In addition, House developed, implemented, and maintained online voter registration application services for the state. She also managed implementation of key legislation, court orders, and state and federal mandates for the Board of Elections. 

 House’s tenure in public administration began more than 15 years ago as she served in various administrative capacities in local law enforcement, including Crime Analyst for Hope Mills Police Department in Cumberland County, North Carolina, where she was awarded the agency’s Non-Sworn Employee of the Year Award for two consecutive years. She also served as the Executive Director of a non-profit organization that provides support to the homeless community in North Carolina. 

House has a bachelor’s degree in political science, with a concentration in public administration, from Fayetteville State University and a master’s degree in public administration, with a concentration in nonprofit management and leadership, from Walden University. She has undergone training in geographic information systems, crime and intelligence analysis, and elections registration administration. She is a recipient of Think Smart’s 40 under 40 Award. 

House enjoys spending time with her family and friends, participating in community service activities with her sorority, and learning about home organization and design, fashion, and culture. House lives in Dauphin County with her family.