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Vote: Early voting starts today at Town Hall

Early voting in 2016

Early voting begins at 10 am at Town Hall, with 11 candidates for five seats on the Town Commission, a school board race and the bond referendum. Cast your ballot from 10 am to 1 pm today, or 10 am to 7 pm next week. The last day for early voting is next Saturday, from 10 am to 1 pm.

Cornelius voters will be selecting a new mayor, sort of—Woody Washam is running unopposed—and all five commissioners for the Town Board. School Board Member Rhonda Lennon, a Cornelius resident, is seeking re-election, while Annette Albright and Jess Miller are also running for the post. (Amy Moon Hallman’s name will also appear on the ballot for the school board but she is no longer actively seeking the position). Finally, voters will pass judgment on a $922 million bond issue for CMS Schools.

Election Day this year is Tuesday Nov. 7, and polls in Cornelius will be open from 6:30 am to 7:30 pm. There are four polling places on Election Day: Community in Church Lutheran Church, 7621 Norman Island Drive; Jetton Park, 19000 Jetton Road; Bethel Presbyterian Church, 19920 Bethel Church Road, and Cornelius Town Hall. To check and see which polling place is yours, contact the Mecklenburg County Board of Elections at 704-336-2133.