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Early Voting begins Friday

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By The Staff

By JUDY UNDERWOOD

Morgan County News Editor

Early Voting for the August General Election and the Democratic and Republican primaries will begin on Friday, July 18.

Just for Early Voting, the Election Commission office will be open a half-day on Saturday.

Administrator of Elections Minnie Armes said the county’s only Early Voting site will be in her office on the first floor of the Morgan County Courthouse.

Any registered voter wishing to take advantage of Early Voting may stop by the Election Commission Office Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. or on Saturday fro 8 a.m. until noon.

If you don’t wish to vote early, you may still cast your ballot on Election Day which will be Thursday, Aug. 7.

Morgan County News will not publish the results until Wednesday, Aug. 13 but local election results will be posted on our shared Web site at roanecounty.com.

Races on the ballot will include:

Assessor of Property — Biff Wilson, unopposed

County Clerk — Carol Hamby and Sheila Wilson

County Attorney — Andrew Hall, unopposed as a write-in

School Board, second district — Terry Armes and Jerry Reynolds

School Board, fourth district, Glen Moore, unopposed

School Board, sixth district, Wendy Collins and Sally Randi Armes.

The State Primary will include the senate race with neither Becky Ruppe nor Ken Yager opposed and state representative with John Mark Windle challenged by fellow Democrat Glenn Stockton.