- County Commissioners - The seven people who oversee the County.
- Gaston County Board of Education - Nine member board who directs the Public School System.
- Judges - Six District and 2 Superior Court Judges are elected within Judicial District 27-A.
- Municipal Offices - Mayors, Municipal Councils, Commissioners and Aldermen within the County.
- Natural Resources Conservation District - Members of the Soil and Water Conservation Board.
State & Federal Representatives