The Union Recorder

Local News

October 12, 2012

Early voters start casting ballots Monday

MILLEDGEVILLE —  

The Baldwin County Courthouse prepared Friday for the upcoming week’s early voting period for the Nov. 6 general election.

Across Georgia, the early voting period begins Monday and will continue through Friday, Nov. 2. Voters can mark their ballots at the local courthouse in room 104 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Early voting will also extend Saturday, Oct. 27 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the courthouse.

“We have mailed out 721 absentee ballots and have 242 returned approximately. The last day to mail absentee ballots is Nov. 2,” Chief Deputy Registrar Liz Rodgers said. “The last day we vote is Nov. 2 at the courthouse.”

Voters will select their choice as listed on the general election ballot:

President of the United States: Mitt Romney (R) and Paul Ryan, vice president; Barack Obama (D) and Joe Biden, vice president; and Gary Johnson (L) and James Gray, vice president;

Public Service Commissioner (to succeed Chuck Eaton): Incumbent Chuck Eaton (R), Stephen Oppenheimer (D) and Brad Ploeger (L);

Public Service Commissioner (to succeed Stan Wise): Incumbent Stan Wise and David Staples (L);

State Senator, District 25: Burt Jones (R) and Darrell Black (D);

State House of Representatives, District 145: Incumbent Rusty Kidd (I) and Quentin Howell (D);

County Commissioner, District 1: Incumbent Emily Davis (D) and Lawson Lawrence (R);

County Commissioner, District 4: Incumbent Faye Smith (D) and Henry Craig (R);

County Commissioner, District 5: Johnny Westmoreland (R) and Dwayne Sentell (D);

Voters will need to bring a valid form of identification, which may include a Georgia driver’s license, a valid voter identification card, a valid United States passport, a government-issued employee identification card, a United States military identification card or a valid tribal identification card. All forms of identification must include a photograph of the voter.

Polls will open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on election day. Each voter must vote at the polling place designated for the precinct in which the voter lives.

Text Only
Local News
Poll
AP Video
Couple Channel Grief Into Soldiers' Retreat WWI Aviation Still Alive at Aerodrome in NY Raw: Rescuers at Taiwan Explosion Scene Raw: Woman Who Faced Death Over Faith in N.H. Clinton Before 9-11: Could Have Killed Bin Laden Netanyahu Vows to Destroy Hamas Tunnels Obama Slams Republicans Over Lawsuit House Leaders Trade Blame for Inaction Malaysian PM: Stop Fighting in Ukraine Cantor Warns of Instability, Terror in Farewell Ravens' Ray Rice: 'I Made a Huge Mistake' Florida Panther Rebound Upsets Ranchers Small Plane Crash in San Diego Parking Lot Busy Franco's Not Afraid of Overexposure Fighting Blocks Access to Ukraine Crash Site Dangerous Bacteria Kills One in Florida Workers Dig for Survivors After India Landslide Texas Scientists Study Ebola Virus Smartphone Powered Paper Plane Debuts at Airshow Southern Accent Reduction Class Cancelled in TN
Facebook
Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter
Parade
Magazine

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.
Stocks
NDN Video
Famous Internet Cats Help Big Cause With Viral Video Raw: Obama Gets Hug From Special Olympian Snoop Dogg Narrating Animal Footage Is Perfect Tigers Acquire David Price - @TheBuzzeronFOX Russell Brand Slams Sean Hannity Over Gaza Conflict Segment Chapter Two: Composing for a film in retirement Woman's Dive Goes Terribly Wrong Brian Williams Reports on Daughter Allison Williams' 'Peter Pan' Casting News Did Jimmy Fallon Look Up Heidi Klum's Dress? What Drama? Miranda Kerr Poses Topless Plane crashes in San Diego Costco parking lot Justin Bieber Takes To Instagram To Diss Orlando Bloom You Won't Believe the Celeb Cameos in "Sharknado 2" Pitch Invading Morons Cause Chaos - @TheBuzzeronFOX Orlando Bloom 'Takes a Swing' at Justin Bieber In Ibiza Sadie Doesn't Want Her Brother to Grow Up "Maxim" Hotness! See Jessica Alba's Sizzling Spread Two women barely avoid being hit by train Broken Water Main Floods UCLA Orlando Bloom and Justin Bieber Reportedly Came To Blows In Ibiza