If early voting trends are any indication, there could be a record turnout for the general election. The official election day is Nov. 6, but early voting has been underway all week and each day has seen more than 800 voters cast their ballots at the early voting precinct at 400 N. Benjamin Lane behind Target.
Phil McCrane is the election guy for the Ada County Clerk’s office and he showed the GUARDIAN the signature verification system which uses the statewide voter registration records, comparing signatures to absentee ballots. For folks who vote in person, they should bring a picture I.D. or fill out an affidavit at the time of voting. There are also accommodations for blind and handicap voters.
All the rules and an interactive system which will tell you the location of your polling place can be found at ADA VOTING.
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