Early voting opensEarly voting for the November general election began today, and according to poll workers, turnout has been high. A little over an hour after early voting opened, the number of early voters totaled 39. Early voting will continue in the Quorum Court meeting room until Monday, Nov. 7. Poll worker Sandra Wright, right, prepares an electronic ballot for JaNacia Winfrey. Photo by Caleb Talley
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