Tuesday found a crowded early voting room as 877 made their way to vote early at the Justice of the Peace Courtroom located in the County Tax office/JP building, 128 Jefferson Street for the November General election. County Clerk Debbie Shirley said 385 ballots by mail have already been returned. Over 700 ballot by mail were mailed from her office.
Shirley said that all went well and equipment worked well on the first day of voting. She reminds voters that they are not allowed to wear any kind of cap, button, t-shirt, or other apparel that is political in nature.
Early voting begins at 8 a.m. each day and the early voting location is open until 5 p.m. Parking at the new Jefferson Street Parking lot, accessed off Rosemont Street, is being used by many voters.