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February 8, 2013

County school board elections Feb 7

Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, February 12, for the Annual School Elections in Locust Grove, Salina, Chelsea, Vinita, and the Special Adair School Bond Election, and Jill McCullah, Secretary of the Mayes County Election Board, offered voters some tips on how to make their votes count.

McCullah said that a valid marking – a filled-in rectangle -- is shown on posters at the polling place and inside the voting booths.  If voters make a mistake marking their ballot, McCullah said they should not try to correct the errors.  Instead, they should return the spoiled ballot to the Precinct Officials, who will destroy it and issue a new ballot to the voter.

When voting, you must show ONE form of ID: either your voter’s Registration Card or a photo ID with an expiration date.

Voters whose names are not found in the Precinct Registry, or a voter who disagrees with the information shown in the Registry, may need to cast a provisional ballot.  A provisional ballot is sealed in a special envelope and counted after election day if the voter’s information can be verified by the County Election Board.

McCullah said that voters who want to get through the line quickly should vote at mid-morning or mid-afternoon, because those usually are the two slowest periods for voting during the day.

“Anyone who is eligible and in line at the polling place at 7 p.m. on Tuesday will be entitled to vote,” she added.

Following is a list of the polling places for the Election on February 12:

Pct. 11    

Oak Grove Mennonite Church, 5 Mi West of Adair on Hwy 28, North Side

Pct. 12    

Adair Town Hall, 533 E Main St  Adair

Pct. 14    

Strang Community Center, Strang

Pct. 15    Greenbrier Freewill Baptist Church 5 Mi North of  Pryor, 7 Mi East,  Mi. North, 440 Rd

Pct. 16    

Craig-Mayes Baptist Association Building 2292 N Hwy 69

Pct. 21    Agriculture Building, Mayes County Fairgrounds. East of Pryor on Old Hwy 20

Pct. 23    Chouteau Church of Christ on East Harrison St, Chouteau

Pct.25/26    

Church of God, Murphy

Pct. 31    

Langley City Hall, West Side Hwy 28, Langley

Pct. 36    American Legion Post 240 on West Ferry St, Salina

Pct. 37    

Eastside Church of Christ north of Locust Grove on Hwy 82, East Side

Pct. 38    

First United Methodist Church. North of Locust Grove On Hwy 82, West Side

Pct. 39    

Locust Grove City Hall Building 109 E Ross St, Locust Grove

Pct. 130    Pensacola Community Building, Main St in Pensacola

Pct. 311    

His Way Christian Fellowship Church

Corner of Willie B Austin & Radcliff Street, Locust Grove.

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