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Here's what you need to know about Election Day

Here's what you need to know about Election Day Here's what you need to know about Election Day
Melinda Barton | 09 June, 2018, 06:25

The ballots were mailed out Tuesday, according to Ryan Cowley, Weber County's director of elections. Your polling place is listed on your sample ballot.

It's nearly time for voters to head to the polls after a four-week provincial election campaign.

Where you vote is determined by where you live.

Officials expect 150,000 to 200,000 mail ballots to be dropped off on Election Day. Elections Ontario, which also has the option of counting ballots by hand, extended voting at three polls, citing "unavoidable delays or interruptions".

"I would reiterate that this is a party election, which is an election run by the government in which you will be asked to choose an affiliate for both the primary and the runoff races".

Twenty-seven candidates are running in the open seat gubernatorial election.

Read the rules concerning Alabama's photo voter ID law.

Winners of the GOP and Democratic primaries will earn a place on the November 6 general election ballot. "Bring a piece of information that has your name and address on it, we will find you on the list of electors". Polls will be open from 6 a.m. until 8 p.m.

Cowley did tell us that in 2016, upward of 90 percent of Weber County residents who voted did so via mail-in ballot. Californians can look-up their polling place online at: http://www.sos.ca.gov/elections/polling-place/.

Traffic and parking around poll locations may be verybusy especially during peak commuter hours, and when schools are opening and closing. Research will help you form an opinion on which party's platform most aligns with your views.

The results of the student election will not be released until after the polls close on Thursday.

When you head into the voting booth, you can mark an X for your preferred candidate or you can decline the ballot. The office has 30 days to report election results to the Secretary of State's office.

The Clerk and Recorder's Office has fifteen 24/7 ballot drop-boxes located throughout the county.

Ford, who served on Toronto's city council when his brother was mayor, has spent much of his life running the family's label business. Eight are newcomers: Canek Aquirre; Elizabeth Bennett-Parker; Matthew Feely; Dak Hardwick; J. Chris Hubbard; Amy Jackson; Robert Ray and Mo Seifeldein. Only one Democratic primary is to be decided, in the 1st District U.S. House race.