Cumberland County ‘in dire need’ of Republican poll workers

Cumberland County News
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FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) — Are you a Republican? Do you live in Cumberland County? Do you love Election Day? If you answered yes, the county’s board of elections needs you.

According to a release from the Cumberland County Board of Elections, they are “in dire need of registered Republican poll workers for all 77 precincts in Cumberland County.”

The BOE will also accept unaffiliated poll workers.

If you’re interested in helping out on Election Day, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Individuals must be U.S. citizens
  • Registered voters in Cumberland County
  • Available to attend required training, set up and operate a laptop computer and printer
  • Remain non-partisan on the day of the election and available to work the entire day from 5:30 a.m. until dismissed by the Chief Judge, usually about 9:30 p.m. on Election Day

Precinct workers are paid for attending both training and for working on Election Day, the BOE said.

If you’re interested and you’re a registered voter, you can fill out the online application by going to

You can also apply at the Board of Elections office, located in the E. Newton Smith Center, located at 227 Fountainhead Lane in Fayetteville. The office is open Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Call (910) 678-7733 or go to for more information.

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