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Election board seeking precinct officials

By From staff reports
Published in News on September 16, 2012 1:50 AM

The Wayne County Board of Elections is seeking people who are willing to serve as precinct officials during the one-stop early voting period and for the Nov. 6 general election.

To become a precinct official, applicants must be a registered voter and resident of the county in which the precinct is located, of good repute and able to read and write.

Precinct workers normally arrive an hour before the polls open and remain an hour after they close.

The polls will be open from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 6.

One-stop voting in the county will be held from Thursday, Oct. 18, through Saturday, Nov. 3. It also includes Sunday, Oct. 28.

The sites will be open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on weekdays and on Saturday, Oct. 27, and Nov. 3 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Wayne County Public Library, 1001 E. Ash St.; First Congregational Church, 215 Sleepy Creek Road, Dudley; and Woodmen of the World Lodge 3733, U.S. 117 North, Goldsboro.

Satellite locations will be open during the final week of one stop, Oct. 29 through Nov. 3, at Fremont Town Hall and Johnston Ambulance Service on U.S. 70 West.

Anyone interested in becoming a precinct official should contact the Wayne County Board of Elections office at 919-731-1414.