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Tuesday, October 27, 2015

59 People Cast ballots on First 4 Days of Early Voting
55 in Franklin and 4 in Highlands

No one in line at the Macon County Board of Elections in Franklin

Only 59 voters have cast ballots in Franklin and Highlands on the first four days of early voting in the 20156 Municipal Election, 55 in Franklin and 4 in Highlands. Early voting began on Thursday, October 22nd.

Here are the stats:


By party registration: 27 Democrats, 14 Republicans, 14 Unaffiliated and 0 Libertarians

By sex: 28 Females and 27 Males


By party registration: 1 Democrat and 3 Republicans.

By sex: 2 Females and 2 Males.

If you are eligible to vote and wish to be an informed voter, you can check out video of the two voter forums held in Franklin (I was not notified of any forums in the Highlands contests).

League of Women Voters October 9th Forum

Lazy Hiker October 12th Forum

And here is a voting calendar and locations to let you know where and when you, if you are eligible to vote in these elections, can cast a ballot:

One Stop early voting locations and hours for 2015 Municipal Election:

Macon County Courthouse
5 West Main Street, Franklin, NC
Room 127, Board of Elections Office
Thursday, October 22nd , Friday, October 23rd and Monday, October 26th - October 30th 
8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Saturday, October 31st from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm

Highlands Civic Center
600 N 4th Street
Highlands, NC
Meeting Room 1
Thursday, October 22nd , Friday October 23rd and Monday, October 26th - October 30th 
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Saturday, October 31st from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm

Absentee by Mail ends October 27, 2015

One Stop Voting will end October 31, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Municipal Election Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Seats open for the Town of Franklin 
Mayor: Bob Scott
Alderman: Verlin L. Curtis
Alderman: Joyce Handley
Alderman: Farrell Jamison

Seats open for the Town of Highlands
Town Commissioner: John (Buz) Dotson
Town Commissioner: Eric Pierson
Town Commissioner: Brian J. Stiehler

If you live in the Towns of Franklin or Highlands and are eligible to vote, but don't...and you aren't happy with the results, then you have no one to blame but yourself.


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