Voters trickling out slowly to cast one-stop ballots
By Staff Reports
Published in News on October 20, 2013 1:50 AM
Only 26 people voted over the first two days of one-stop voting -- 17 on Thursday and 9 on Friday -- for the handful of offices to be decided on Nov. 5.
One-stop voting continues through Nov. 2. at the Wayne County Board of Elections office on South William Street. The hours are 11 a.m. until 7 p.m.
There will be no Saturday or Sunday hours with the exception of Saturday, Nov. 2, when the hours will be from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.
Same day registration is still in effect for this election, but it will no longer be allowed after Jan. 1, 2014.
The deadline to request absentee ballots by mail is Oct. 29 at 5 p.m.
Election Day is Nov. 5 when polls open at 6:30 a.m. and close at 7:30 p.m.
Municipal elections are being held in Mount Olive, Seven Springs, Pikeville, Walnut Creek and Eureka.
The sanitary districts with seats up for election are Belfast-Patetown, Eastern Wayne, Fork Township, Southeastern Wayne and Southern Wayne.
Write-ins will fill open board seats in both Eureka and Seven Springs.
In Eureka, no one filed for the mayor's office or the two board seats up for election.
No one filed for the mayor's office or the two open board seats in Seven Springs.
The ballots have areas where one name can be written in for mayor and two names for the town board.