The Richmond Register

Election

November 5, 2012

60-percent voter turnout expected in Madison Co.

Polls are open from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Tuesday.

RICHMOND — Madison County Clerk Kenny Barger anticipates a 60-percent voter turnout in Madison County on Tuesday, a numerous races, from president to city commission and school board will be on the ballot.

“This means voters need to prepare themselves for long lines at the polls on Election Day,” Barger said.

The clerk’s office offers these suggestions to help voters have a smooth voting experience:

• The polls will be open from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. If you are not in your precinct line by 6 p.m. you will not be able to vote. High-volume voting times are 6 a.m., 7:30 a.m., 11 a.m.-1 p.m., 5 p.m. and 6 p.m.

• Proper identification is required in the event a poll worker cannot make a personal identification. Approved forms of identification are: Driver’s license, credit card, Social Security card, identification with a picture and signature.

• Confirm voting location, party affiliation and eligibility to vote at the Voter Information Center at www.elect.ky.gov.

• If any occurrences of voter fraud are witnessed, call the Attorney General’s Office toll free at 800-328-8683 or the county clerk’s office, 624-4703.

Preparation began months ago for this year’s general election, Barger said..

“We have trained over 300 poll workers who are ready to assist our voters on Election Day,” Barger said. “In addition, based on voter concerns in the May primary, we have added a shuttle service for those voters voting at the Perkins Building on EKU’s campus, improved parking at Madison Central High School and worked with the city of Berea to improve the lighting in the Russel Acton Folk Center.”

Interested parties are welcome to watch the results as they come in at the courthouse, 101 W. Main St., after 6 p.m., Barger said. Returns also may be viewed online at www.madisoncounty.ky.us under the county clerk link; on cable television on Madison County Public Access Channel 46.

The county clerk’s office will be closed for all non-election related services on Tuesday. For more details, call the clerk’s office at 624-4703.

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