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Filing for 2022 Elections Starts Monday

Dec 02, 2021

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – Candidate filing for the 2022 state and county election, as well as the rescheduled City of Fayetteville race, begins at noon on Dec. 6 and ends at noon Dec. 17 at the Cumberland County Board of Elections. The primary will be held on March 8.

Offices open for filing include the 4th U.S. Congressional District, N.C. General Assembly, Cumberland County Board of Commissioners (at large and District 1), Sheriff, Clerk of Court, District Attorney, District Court Judge, City of Fayetteville Mayor and City Council.

Hours for filing on Dec. 6 will be noon to 5 p.m. at the Board of Elections Office, 227 Fountainhead Lane in Fayetteville. On the last day of filing, Dec. 17, filing will be open from 8 a.m. to noon. On all other business days of the filing period, candidates may file from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Filing fees are required for all offices, unless a candidate has submitted a valid petition in lieu of paying a filing fee, and the petition has been certified. For more information, visit cumberlandcountync.gov/departments/election-group/elections/candidates/filing-fees.

Campaign Finance Forms can be found at ncsbe.gov/campaign-finance/reporting-forms.

Once filed, the deadline for a candidate to withdraw a Notice of Candidacy is 5 p.m. Dec. 14.

Please visit  cumberlandcountync.gov/departments/election-group/elections for more Cumberland County Board of Elections information