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Election 2022

Early voting to end Saturday at eight polling sites in Cumberland County

Federal, state and county offices, city bond and council district referendums on ballot


One-stop early voting for the Nov. 8 general election ends at 3 p.m. Saturday at eight polling sites across Cumberland County.

All voters have a choice of voting by absentee mail-in ballot, voting early or voting in person at their assigned polling site on Election Day, according to the county Board of Elections website, Cumberland County elections website.

During early voting, ballots may be cast at any of the eight early-voting sites in the county, and would-be voters may both register and vote. This is different than on Election Day, when voters must vote at their assigned polling places. 

Hours for early voting are 8 a.m.-7:30 p.m. today, Nov. 4, and 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5.

The eight polling stations are:

  • Cliffdale Recreation Center, 6404 Cliffdale Road.
  • College Lakes Recreation Center, 4945 Rosehill Road.
  • East Regional Library, 4809 Clinton Road.
  • Gray’s Creek Recreation Center, 2964 School Road, Hope Mills.
  • Kiwanis Recreation Center, 352 Devers St.
  • Smith Recreation Center, 1520 Slater Ave.
  • Spring Lake Recreation Center, 245 Ruth St., Spring Lake.
  • Stoney Point Recreation Center, 7411 Rockfish Road.

Polls will be open from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Election Day.

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This year’s election will decide races for U.S. Senate and House of Representatives; N.C. Senate and House; N.C. Supreme Court (two seats) and N.C. Court of Appeals (four seats); and N.C. Superior Court judge and N.C. District Court judge.

In Cumberland County, voters will choose two members of the Board of Commissioners, three members of the Board of Education, a sheriff, the clerk of court, and two Soil and Water District supervisors.

In addition, Fayetteville voters will decide whether to approve changing the way City Council members are elected in a referendum on the Vote Yes Fayetteville initiative. City voters also will decide on three bond packages: $60 million for public safety improvements; $25 million for infrastructure updates; and $12 million for housing initiatives.

Register to vote or update your registration at the N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles website. Or download a registration application at the N.C. Board of Elections website.

U.S. citizens who live overseas — including members of the military and their spouses and dependents — have until 5 p.m. the day before Election Day to register to vote or request an absentee ballot.

More information for military members is at military voting assistance guide.

The deadline to submit a request for an absentee mail-in ballot was Nov. 1, according to the Cumberland County elections website.

Hand-delivered absentee ballots must be received by the county Board of Elections by 5 p.m. Nov. 8, Election Day. Absentee ballots returned by mail must be postmarked and received no later than the third day after the election.

To find out if you are registered to vote, go to Voter Search. 

Find your polling site here.

Find your sample ballot here.

Look for continued coverage of the Nov. 8 election from CityView at CityViewNC.com, including stories about candidates in key contests and information about the City Council districting referendum and city bond packages.

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