Tue., Nov. 4, is election day in North Carolina. Voters will be electing federal and state representatives, judges, and a variety of local officials, and deciding on an amendment to the state constitution that would allow some defendants to waive their right to a trial by jury.
One-stop early voting continues through Sat., Nov. 1. As of Oct. 28, 780 Montgomery County voters had cast their ballots during the early voting period. Of those, 53% have come from voters who identify as Democrat, 29% Republicans, and 18% Unaffiliated.
An additional 334 absentee ballots have been requested for this election. The overwhelming majority – 226 – are civilian absentee requests. Another three are overseas, and five are military.
Early voting continues weekdays 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the courthouse in Troy, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the library in Troy. The final early voting session will be Saturday, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the courthouse only.
Lists of candidates and information on the amendment are available on our website at http://www.wmtg.org, where you can also find audio clips from many candidates in and representing Montgomery County.
WMTG will provide live local election coverage Tuesday night, on the air and on our home page at http://www.wmtg.org.