Lake Area Election Officials Prepare for Heavy Voter Turnout
County clerks around the Lake are gearing up for Election Day. In Camden County, clerk Rowland Todd has been busy conducting classes all this week for the nearly 140 election judges who will be working at polling places on November 6th:
Camden County Clerk Rowland Todd says it’s not too late to vote early, by absentee ballot. A lot of people already have. But not as many as expected:
In-person absentee voting continues at the county courthouse thru November 5th, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. And all county clerks offices will be open on Saturdaty, November 3rd, from 8:00 a.m. to noon for absentee voting:
Nearly 2,500 absentee ballots have already been cast in Camden County. Lake area election officials are predicting 75-80 percent voter turnout on November 6th. Unless you plan to vote early, by absentee ballot, be prepared to wait in line. Voters can speed things up by bringing their new voter registration card or drivers license; both have barcodes that can be scanned. A current utility bill or bank statement with the voter’s name and address on it. is also acceptable identification:
Polls open at 6 a.m. on Election Day and close at 7 p.m. across the state.