2015-2017 Wayne County Board of Elections Board Members
Board members are appointed for 2 year terms every odd year. Nominees are submitted by county political parties and appointments are approved by the North Carolina State Board of Elections in late June of every odd year.
Doug Wiggins, Chairman
Jimmy Hull, Secretary
Doug Wiggins, Bridgette Cowan, Jimmy Hull
The Wayne County Board of Elections is responsible for conducting all federal, state and local elections held within the county.
The Board is comprised of 3 members, with not more than 2 being from the same political party. The Board, which has quasi-judicial and policy-making authority, operates under the general supervision of the NC State Board of Elections
The Board oversees and ensures the management and maintenance of voter registration records for the county and 7 municipalities. It is also responsible for:
Administration of the Campaign Reporting Act
Establishment of all election precincts
Investigation of voting irregularities
Maintenance and storage of all voting equipment
Recruitment, appointment, and training of all Precinct Election Officials
The Board of Elections is committed to ensuring that the electoral process is conducted fairly and honestly and that all election laws, campaign finance laws, rules and regulations are equally applied.