Officials Hear Complaints, Questions Over Churches As Voting Locations

Posted: December 14, 2014 at 1:30 a.m.

FAYETTEVILLE -- Thousands of votes cast in the civil rights ordinance election Tuesday were cast in churches, one of which housed headquarters for one side, prompting concerns from voters throughout the day, county officials said.

At A Glance

Fayetteville Polling Places

All but one of 17 polling places Tuesday were churches. They’re listed here by which voting precincts use them.

• 1, 10, 15, 16: Christ’s Church, 525 W. 15th St.

• 2, 3, 26, 42: Sang Avenue Baptist Church, 1425 N. Sang Ave.

• 4, 5, 36: Central United Methodist Church, 6 W. Dickson St.

• 6, 30, 35, 39, 45: Trinity Fellowship, 1100 E. Rolling Hills Drive

• 7, 29: First United Presbyterian Church, 695 E. Calvin St.

• 8, 25: Yvonne Richardson Community Center, 240 E. Rock St.

• 9, 24: Genesis (Wiggins Methodist) Church, 205 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

• 11, 47: Baldwin Church of Christ, 4377 E. Huntsville Road

• 12: Buckner Baptist Church, 2748 E. Wyman Road

• 13, 34: Trinity United Methodist Church, 1021 W. Sycamore St.

• 14, 22, 37, 38, 41: Christian Life Cathedral, 1285 E. Millsap Road

• 17, 18: Sequoyah United Methodist Church, 1910 N. Old Wire Road

• 19, 44: St. John Lutheran Church, 2730 E. Township St.

• 20, 32, 43, 46, 48: Covenant Church, 4511 W. Wedington Drive

• 21: First Assembly of God, 550 E. 15th St.

• 23, 27, 31, 33, 40: Mount Comfort Church of Christ, 3249 W. Mount Comfort Road

• 28: The Awakening, 5763 E. Mission Blvd.

Source: Staff Report

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