Early Voting Begins For Nov. 8 Election


Most voters will not need to show photo identification when they arrive at the polls, either during the early voting period or on Election Day.

On Election Day, Tuesday, November 8, voters must go to their regular precinct for voting.

This after the firebombing of a Republican office in North Carolina, and comments from Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump suggesting the election is "rigged" against him.

In other words, regardless of how the vote is cast - in person, by mail, or on a provisional ballot by a registered voter - every vote is counted. "I promise you there is not a 67-county conspiracy to rig this election", he said, pointing out that Republicans control numerous positions that oversee ballots and monitor results.

Ballot must be received by local county election officials by 7 p.m. November 8 to be counted toward the election.

"That's not a true".

Justice Department officials are warning that they'll be dispatching fewer trained election observers as a result of a Supreme Court opinion that gutted a key provision of the Voting Rights Act.

Early voting is set to begin on October 24 and will end on November 4, according to the Morning News.

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Officials will also offer curbside voting for residents who are unable to make their way inside. "I don't know a single secretary of state in the United States, Republican or Democrat, that does not do everything possible to make sure the election is open, fair and transparent".

Although it's a national election year, voting happens at a state level and we're not just electing a president this year.

On Election Day itself, poll workers keep just as close an eye on each ballot's movements.

The 2016 general election is getting a lot of attention thanks to the divisive, and highly contentious nature of the presidential race.

Albrecht wants people to feel confident their vote will count, so no one decides to stay home on Election Day.

For more information about the upcoming general election, contact the Caldwell County Board of Elections at 828-757-1326.

The seemingly endless election season reached another milestone this week, as counties across Washington began mailing ballots to the state's more than 4.2 million registered voters. Second, the certificate provides a record that the voter used a Vote by Mail Ballot.

"We are expecting bigger crowds, and I think it's important everybody get out and get their voice heard", Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins told Dallas TV station WFAA. You can also request an absentee ballot by mail - the process for which is described at http://www.ci.hudson.wi.us/index.aspx?NID=228. The total is added to the numbers from each polling place the next day, and posted to the County Clerk's website.