In Mason County, polls open at 6:30 a.m. and close at 7:30 p.m. Mason County Clerk Diana Cromley said votes will start being counted at 7:30 p.m. and 1,019 Mason County voters had already cast their votes during the early voting period - these votes will be counted on Tuesday night with the others cast today during the state’s special election. There are an estimated 18,500 registered voters in the county.
The two front runners in the race are acting Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin (D-Charleston) and Bill Malony (R-Morgantown), though they are certainly not alone. Also on the ballot are: Bob Baber of Glenville and the Mountain Party; Harry Bertram of Maidsville and the American Third Position Party and Mason County’s own, Marla Ingels of New Haven, running as an Independent.
The following is a current list of precincts in Mason County where registered voters may cast their ballots (note: some locations are home to more than one precinct): Fair Office, Fairgrounds Rd., Point Pleasant; Wahama High School Cafeteria, White Falcon Dr., Mason; Faith Baptist Church, Second St., Mason; Hartford Community Center, Pike St., Hartford; New Haven United Methodist Church, Fifth St., New Haven; White Church Community Building, White Church Rd., Letart; W.Va. State Farm Museum, Fairground Rd., Point Pleasant.
Letart Community Building, Sandhill Rd., Letart; Point Pleasant High School, Scenic Dr., Pt. Pleasant; Bachtel United Methodist Church, Layne St., Letart; Flatrock Fire Department, Ripley Rd., Point Pleasant; Leon Grade School, Burdette St., Leon; Leon-Baden Community Center, Evans Rd., Leon; Health Care of Leon Buffalo Building, Charleston Rd., Leon; Roosevelt Grade School, Ripley Rd., Point Pleasant; Pt. Pleasant Intermediate School, Walden Roush Way Dr., Point Pleasant; Pt. Pleasant Primary School, Lincoln Ave., Point Pleasant; Point Pleasant Youth Center, Camden Ave., Pt. Pleasant; Main Street Baptist Church, Main St., Point Pleasant; Mason County Courthouse (ground floor), Pt. Pleasant; Henderson Community Building, Wilson St., Henderson; Beale Grade School, Huntington Rd., Gallipolis Ferry; Southside Community Center, Kanawha Valley Rd., Southside; Ashton Elementary School, Ashton-Upland Rd., Ashton; Hannan Public Library, Ashton-Upland Rd., Ashton.
Results of Tuesday’s special election will appear in Wednesday’s Point Pleasant Register. Go to www.mydailyregister.com to read updates on the election Tuesday evening as they become available.