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Early Voting for Presidential Primary Election in Full Swing

By Jessie Williams

Early voting for the March 3, 2020 Presidential Preference Primary Election began Wednesday, February 12, and will run through February 25. 


Early voters can cast their ballots Monday-Friday, from 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Saturdays, from 8 a.m. – noon, or on Thursday, February 20, from 8 a.m. – 7 p.m. at the Macon County Election Commission Office (607 Highway 52 Bypass E., Suite C).

As of press time Monday afternoon, a total of 310 early and absentee votes had been cast. 

In this election, voters will choose to vote on the republican ballot or democratic ballot. 

Voters will choose one candidate for U.S. president, 14 committed/uncommitted delegates (republican ballot), Macon County Road Supervisor, Macon County Assessor of Property, District 15 Public Defender, District 10 County Commissioner and District 15 Circuit Court Judge. 

The last day to request an absentee ballot is February 25, 2020. 

On Election Day, March 3, voters must go to their designated precinct. This information is listed on your voter’s card. 

Polls open on Election Day at 9 a.m. and close at 7 p.m. 

A valid ID is required to vote during the early voting period and on election day.