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County clerk shares update on voting

County clerk shares update on voting”

He noted that people can still early vote starting on September 24 at the county clerk's office.

Lamone said that early voting will be available at 78 locations from October 22 to 29 and that Election Day voting will be held at 1,600 polling places across the state.

Early Voting will begin Thursday, September 24, 2020 and will be available through Monday, November 2, 2020 at the Effingham County Building during regular business hours of 8:00 a.m.to 4:00 p.m. and Saturday, October 31, 2020 from 8:00 a.m.to 12:00 p.m. (noon).

As a result, any eligible voter may obtain an absentee ballot to avoid contracting or passing on the novel coronavirus while voting in person. The clerk's office is located at the Union County Courthouse in Jonesboro.

"It's critical our election infrastructure be updated for the August and November elections", Love said "We anticipate a large increase in absentee ballots and we need to ensure local clerks have the tools needed to process these ballots efficiently".

After President Donald Trump posted an unfounded claim to Facebook on Tuesday that mail-in voting could lead to a "corrupt election", the social network slapped a label on it.

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The Lyon County Election Office mailed out roughly 3,500 ballots, and over 1,000 of those have come back over the last week.

Green pointed out that voters are requesting the mail-in ballots as a precaution due to the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as for other reasons.

King County Elections mailed Primary election ballots to registered voters on July 15.

For voters who return their applications early, ballots will be mailed out starting on September 24, 2020.

As an example, Twitter has labeled tweets from Trump making claims about mail-in ballots in California, specifically.



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