2022 Fayetteville Voter Guide
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.
WHAT DOES THE CITY COUNCIL DO?
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
Members of the Fayetteville City Council are elected in nonpartisan races. The Mayor is elected citywide, while the other members are elected from districts. Click here to find out which district you live in.