2022 Fayetteville Voter Guide

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Fayetteville voters: make your voice heard in this year’s election for Mayor & City Council!

About the 2022 Fayetteville Election

This year’s primary election for Fayetteville Mayor & City Council will coincide with the statewide primary election on Tuesday, May 17. Polls will be open 6:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. on Election Day. Find your Election Day polling place.

Early voting runs April 28 – May 14. Find early voting sites in Cumberland County.

Winners of the May 17 primary will advance to the July 26 election for Fayetteville Mayor & City Council.

Questions about Fayetteville’s election? Contact the Cumberland County Board of Elections at 910-678-7733.


The Mayor and the other members of the Fayetteville City Council make a wide range of decisions affecting your life. The City Council sets policies and priorities and oversees the many functions of local government, including:

• The Police & Fire Departments
• Economic & Community Development
• Anti-Discrimination Ordinances
• Tax Rates & the City Budget
• Streets, Sidewalks & Road Repair
• Historic Preservation

• Zoning & Building Code Enforcement
• Affordable Housing
• Recreation, Parks & Arts Programs
• Water & Waste Disposal
• City Govt. Employee Wages & Benefits
• Appointments to Boards & Committees