North Carolina General Statutes 163-41 states the following qualifications:
  • “Persons appointed… must be registered voters and residents of the county in which the precinct is located, of good repute and able to read and write.”
  • “No person shall be eligible to serve as a precinct official… who holds any elective office under the government of the United States or of North Carolina or any political subdivision thereof.”
  • “No person shall serve…who is a candidate for nomination or election.”
  • “No person shall be eligible… who holds any office in a state, congressional district, county, or precinct political party or political organization, or who is a manager or treasurer for any candidate or political party, provided…. a precinct official can be a delegate to a political party convention.”