With the general election on Nov. 4, there are only a few more opportunities to get out and vote early. Voting, which has been running since Oct. 18, will officially close on Friday, Oct. 31 at 6 p.m. at the County Clerk’s office. After that, White Pine County registered voters will still be able to mail in a ballot, or place their votes at their designated precinct location on election day.
County residents from Precincts 1-5 will be able to vote at the Bristlecone Convention Center and voters from Precinct 6 will be able to file their ballots at the McGill Elementary School. The polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.According to County Clerk Lin Burleigh, the final results are expected to be released at the clerk’s office between 9 and 10 p.m. Tuesday night.
As of Wednesday morning, the clerk’s office have received 602 early votes, another 272 ballots that were mailed in and 224 absentee ballots. Burleigh said that she is hoping to see at least a 60 percent turnout of the 4,491 registered voters in the county. The primary only saw around a 40 percent turnout.