CAROLINA ELECTIONS

Swain County

Swain County

Last updated July 2021

9,722 Total Voters

Republican 29.82% Democrat 32.48% Libertarian 0.6% Green 0% Constitution 0% Unaffiliated 37.1%
White 75.14% Black 0.98% Other 23.88%

Swain County is a county located on the far western border of the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 13,981. Its county seat is Bryson City.

Three rivers flow through the mountainous terrain of Swain County: the Nantahala, Oconaluftee, and Tuckaseegee. Their valleys were occupied for thousands of years by various societies of indigenous peoples, including the South Appalachian Mississippian culture era, and the historic Cherokee people. Today Native Americans, mostly members of the federally recognized Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, comprise 29% of the population in Swain County.

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Unemployment 11.05%

Voter Registration Thousands

In the General Assembly

  • State House
  • Joe Sam Queen (NC-119)
  • State Senate
  • Jim Davis (NC-50)

Election Results