LAURINBURG — Diana Johnston was sworn in this week as a new member of the Scotland County Board of Elections. She replaces the late Rick Clancy on the three-member board.
Johnston is the former secretary for the Scotland County Republican Women. She was sworn in on Monday by county Register of Deeds Paige Pratt.
The duties of the local board of election is to guide and enforce federal and state laws governing all elections conducted within the county. In addition to ensuring these laws are enforced, the board is responsible for implementing policies and procedures to ensure these laws are adhered to in an effective manner.