By Sid Riley
Sylvia Stephens, Jackson County Supervisor of Elections, reports that very heavy early voting is in process at the Elections Office on Jefferson Street in Marianna. "It appears that over 30% of our registered voters will engage in early or absentee voting, and the total turnout is projected to be at least 75%. These are near record percentages for Jackson County", states Stephens.
Sylvia Stephens also wanted to remind voters that all absentee ballots must be received at the Elections Office by 7:00 PM next Tuesday, November 4. Early voting at the Elections Office will be underway daily from 7:00 AM until 7:00 PM, this Saturday from 8:30 AM until 4:30 PM and on Sunday, November 2 from 1:00 PM until 5:00 PM.. After that, voting will occur at the designated voting precinct locations on Tuesday, November 4 from 7:00 AM till 7:00 PM. Please take time to vote.