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March 31, 2013

Town of Velma election set for Tuesday

DUNCAN — Stephens County Election Board Office is open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday for voters in the Town of Velma, who want to vote by absentee ballot for the Regular General Municipal Election. This is for one position on the town council.

The two candidates are Winston Dumas and Charles Maxwell. Trustee Debra Thomas has chosen not to rerun.

The office is on the ground floor of the Stephens County Courthouse.

A two-member, bipartisan Absentee Voting Board will be on duty to assist absentee voters. Identification must be shown before a ballot can be issued.

Voters are required to swear that they have not voted a regular mail absentee ballot and that they will not vote at their polling places on Election Day.

Registered voters in Stephens County who become physically incapacitated after 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 26, won’t have to miss the Tuesday Regular Municipal General Election for the Town of Velma.

State law permits registered voters who will be unable to go to the polls because they became incapacitated after the Tuesday date to vote on an emergency basis.

“Physical incapacitation” includes a variety of conditions — injury, illness, childbirth — that prevent a person from voting in person at the polls on election day.

County Election Board Secretary is Peggy Winton.

For information, call 580-255-8782.

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