Early Voting Grows

Posted: October 14, 2012 at 5:30 a.m.

Laura Shepard-Johnson, a field technician for the Washington County Election Commission, works Monday with other technicians testing and preparing electronic voting machines for the early voting period for November’s general election at the commission’s facility at the county’s south campus in Fayetteville.

The shortest lines for voting in this year’s general election might be outside the polling places on Nov. 6.

At A Glance

Early Voting

Early voting for the Nov. 6 general election begins Oct. 22 at two rooms in the Washington County Courthouse and one polling place in Springdale. Hours at each site are 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday through Nov. 3. The locations:

• Washington County Clerk's Office, paper ballots only.

• Washington County Quorum Court Room, touchscreen voting machines only.

• Springdale Rodeo Center, touchscreen voting machines only.

On Nov. 5, hours will be 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at the courthouse and the Rodeo Center will be closed.

Voters should call the Clerk's Office at 479-444-1711 or visit the website, voterview.org, for information about polling places. Sample ballots are available on the website.

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