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State Board of Elections Offers Free Voter Registration Seminars

Jul 02, 2024

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – The Cumberland County Board of Elections wishes to make citizens aware of free voter registration seminars offered by the N.C. Board of Elections in July, August and September.

Voter registration seminars will cover the following topics:

  • Legal qualifications for registering to vote.
  • Tips on completing a voter registration application and updating an existing registration.
  • Key considerations when conducting a voter registration drive.
  • Photo identification requirements for voting.

The seminars will be held at the State Board of Elections office on the third floor of the Dobbs Building, 430 N. Salisbury St., Raleigh, NC 27603 on the following dates:

  • July 25 at 6 p.m.
  • July 31 at 6 p.m.
  • Aug. 14 at 6 p.m.
  • Sept. 12 at 6 p.m.
  • Sept. 25 at 6 p.m.

The State Board of Elections will also conduct in-person seminars, upon request, anywhere in the state, or online. A full calendar of events can be viewed at ncsbe.gov/current-sbe-events. The State Board of Elections also provides free seminars about the voter ID requirement and accessibility in voting. Since April 2024, the State Board of Elections has held 29 photo ID requirement seminars and seven accessibility seminars.

Groups interested in a seminar may make a request at ncsbe.gov/about-elections/seminar-requests. Requesters will be asked for their name, organization, contact information, the proposed date and time for their event and the type of seminar requested. Seminar requests will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis and will be scheduled according to staff availability.

For more information about the Cumberland County Board of Elections, call 910-678-7733 or visit cumberlandcountync.gov/elections. Regular hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Board of Elections is located in the E. Newton Smith Center at 227 Fountainhead Lane in Fayetteville. Learn more about the State Board of Elections at ncsbe.gov.