1st District election voter deadlines set

Candidates will run together in a nonpartisan election, and the top two vote-getters will advance to a runoff if no one obtains a majority vote. The runoff is slated for June 2.

Voter deadlines include:

• The deadline to register to vote in the May 12 special election is Saturday, April 11. Voter registration applications must be postmarked by April 11 for the voter to cast a ballot in the special election.

• Absentee voting begins Saturday.

• Circuit clerk’s offices will be open until noon on Saturday, May 2 and 9 for in-person absentee voting. The last day to absentee vote in person at the circuit clerk’s office is Saturday, May 9.

NEMS Daily Journal