Early voting begins in Town of Henderson

Beth Sergent - [email protected]

HENDERSON — Early voting has started in the Town of Henderson for its upcoming general election.

Early voting started Friday and will continue from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on May 28 and May 31, as well as 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., June 6-10 at the Henderson Town Hall, 1 Railroad Street.

If voters cannot make early voting, they can cast their ballots in the general election set for June 14. Polls will be open that day from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Henderson Community Building. Up for grabs will be seats for mayor, clerk and five council seats.

Incumbents running in the election are: Mayor Jack McCoy; Clerk Carolyn McCoy; Council members Rex Patterson, William Moore, Sheila Moore, Greg Winston. Stanley Cook is a new face running for George Neal’s council seat. Neal did not seek reelection.

Also, filing as an official write-in candidate for city council, is former mayor, Tony Cox.

Those who are elected on June 14 will serve four-year terms starting July 1.

According to Henderson town officials, there are 227 registered voters eligible to cast ballots, including 111 Democrats, 5 Independents, 1 Green Party, 43 No Party Affiliation, 67 Republicans.

For those who have questions or need more information, call Town Clerk Carolyn McCoy at the Henderson Town Hall at 304-675-1862. Or, email questions to [email protected]

The town held a special election last year but June 14 is the date of its regularly scheduled general election.

Beth Sergent

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Reach Beth Sergent at [email protected] or on Twitter @BSergentWrites.

Reach Beth Sergent at [email protected] or on Twitter @BSergentWrites.