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Tag Archives: Wayne County Board of Elections

Final Week Of Early Voting For Nov. 2 Elections

Final Week Of Early Voting For Nov. 2 Elections

This is the final week of Early Voting before the November 2nd Municipal and Sanitary District election.  The only Early Voting location in Wayne County is the Wayne County Public Library, 1001 E. Ash Street in Goldsboro. Same Day Registration will be available during the Early Voting period with current proof of residency.  The Early…read more »

Over 7,000 Wayne County Voters Request Absentee Ballots

Over 7,000 Wayne County Voters Request Absentee Ballots

Following a trend seen across the country, Wayne County is experiencing a surge in voters requesting absentee ballots. The Wayne County Board of Elections reports, as of Friday, September 25th, voters have submitted 7,358 requests for absentee by-mail ballots for the 2020 general election, a dramatic increase over the 1,800 absentee by-mail ballots requested for…read more »

Foster’s Primary Win Officially Certified By Local Elections Board

Foster’s Primary Win Officially Certified By Local Elections Board

It’s been five months since Bevan Foster won the Democratic Primary Election for the District 3 seat on the Wayne County Board of Commissioners. However, that victory was immediately marred by an election protest alleging Foster did not reside at his registered District 3 address of 610 Deveraux Street in Goldsboro. The fight over the…read more »

More Wayne County Voters Casting Absentee Ballots

More Wayne County Voters Casting Absentee Ballots

Through Wednesday, August 19, Wayne County voters had already submitted 3,143 requests for absentee by-mail ballots for the 2020 general election, an increase of over 700% from this same time in 2016. “With continued health concerns amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Wayne County voters are increasingly choosing to vote by mail for this election,” said Anne…read more »

Wayne County Announces One Stop Early Voting Schedule

Wayne County Announces One Stop Early Voting Schedule

Early voting for the Presidential Election starts October 15th in Wayne County.  The early voting plan was unanimously approved by the Wayne County Board of Elections this week.  Five sites in the county will offer matching hours for One Stop Early Voting from October 15th – 31st.  Those sites are: The Maxwell Center, 3114 Wayne…read more »

Board Finds Substantial Evidence To Doubt Foster’s Residency

Board Finds Substantial Evidence To Doubt Foster’s Residency

An election protest filed against a candidate for the Wayne County Board of Commissioners lives on and is heading back to the state. Bevan Foster won the March 3rd Democratic Primary for the District 3 seat on the Wayne County Board. However, an election protest alleged Foster does not reside at his registered District 3…read more »

Board Dismisses Election Protest Against Foster

Board Dismisses Election Protest Against Foster

An election protest filed against a candidate for the Wayne County Board of Commissioners is dismissed. The election protest — filed by Linda Lamm Harper, Zachary Edward Lilly and Joy Brown — alleges District 3 Commissioner candidate Bevan Foster does not live at his registered District 3 address of 610 Deveraux Street in Goldsboro. Foster’s…read more »

In-Person Witness Testimony Allowed At Election Protest Hearing

In-Person Witness Testimony Allowed At Election Protest Hearing

A formal hearing next week will likely determine the fate of a challenge filed against a candidate for the Wayne County Board of Commissioners.  The Wayne County Board of Elections is scheduled to meet at 9 AM on Wednesday, June 10, to hear the election protest filed against Bevan Foster. Foster won the March 3rd Democratic…read more »

Election Protest Against Foster Moves Forward

Election Protest Against Foster Moves Forward

A challenge filed against a candidate for the Wayne County Board of Commissioners is allowed to move forward.  During a telephone meeting on Wednesday, the Wayne County Board of Elections voted 3 – 2 and decided the election protest against Bevan Foster will go on to a formal hearing.  The board also tentatively set June…read more »

Preliminary Consideration Scheduled For Election Protest

Preliminary Consideration Scheduled For Election Protest

An initial hearing is set for the challenge filed against a candidate for the Wayne County Board of Commissioners. The election protest challenging Bevan Foster’s victory in the March 3rd Primary Election was filed by three Goldsboro residents; Linda Harper, Zachary Lilly and Joy Brown.  The petition alleges Foster does not live at his registered…read more »

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