Early voting is well under way in Walton County with some 8,000 voters already casting their ballots by Friday afternoon, according to Deputy Elections Registrar Jennifer Stone. This is about the same number who at voted early at this point in 2008, Stone said. However, early voting was availabe for 45 days in advance of Election Day in 2008 and only 21 days in 2012.
Saturday, Oct. 27, is the only weekend opportunity for voters in Walton County to cast early ballots for the General Election. The polls will be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Elections Office, Walton County Government Building, Hammond Road, Monroe.
Voters casting ballots for City of Monroe District 3 candidates, either Kenyon Smith or Nathan Purvis, also get to vote on Saturday during the same hours. Voting for the Monroe city elections also takes place at the government elections offices in the Government Building.
The polls will be open again from Monday to Friday next week and will then close to open again one last time from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on the day of the election, Nov. 6.
There is a copy of the sample ballot in images.