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Gathering for Election Results in DSS Conference Room Nov. 5

Nov 04, 2019

Once the polls close at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 5, the public is invited to view the Cumberland County municipal election results in the Department of Social Services first floor conference room. Anyone who wishes to attend should use the Hillsboro Street entrance to the DSS building, located at 1225 Ramsey St.


The unofficial results from the State Board of Elections website will be projected on the large screen in the room. Candidates, supporters, media outlets and residents are welcome to gather to await the numbers. Voters can also track election results by visiting


The conference room will open at 7 p.m. and will close promptly once the results from the last precincts have been reported.


The polls will open on Election Day, Nov. 5, at 6:30 a.m. and close at 7:30 p.m. The State Board of Elections offers the following 9 tips for Election Day voters:

  1. Registered voters who reside in a municipality with elections may vote on Election Day. To find out if you are eligible and to view a sample ballot, go to the State Board’s Voter Lookup tool here:
  2. Polls are open from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Voters in line at 7:30 p.m. will be able to cast a ballot.
  3. Find your Election Day polling place here:
  4. Same-day voter registration is not available on Election Day.
  5. Voters who need assistance or accommodations at the polls must request it. Individuals who are unable to enter the polling place may vote curbside.
  6. Voter photo identification is not required in any North Carolina election in 2019. It will be required to vote in 2020, with exceptions.
  7. If you present to vote and your name is not on the voter list, you may request a provisional ballot. No voter will be turned away.
  8. The State Board asks that all voters respect the right of others to participate in the election. Intimidating any voter is a crime. Voters who feel harassed or intimidated should notify an election official immediately.
  9. Election results will begin posting after 7:30 p.m. on the State Board website here:


The Cumberland County Board of Elections office is located in the E. Newton Smith Center at 227 Fountainhead Lane and regular hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. For more information about voting schedules, ballot information, polling place finder and more, go to or call 910-678-7733.