HENDERSON — Early in-person voting for the Nov. 3 general election started today, Thursday, Oct. 15, and will end on Saturday, Oct. 31, at 3 p.m.
Also known as one-stop voting, early voting will continue through the weekend prior to election day.
People who are not registered to vote may register and then vote during the early voting period.
Boards of elections in the Tri-County area have announced sites where voters can cast their ballots.
The Vance County Board of Elections has designated two early voting sites:
• Aycock Recreation Complex, 305 Carey Chapel Road.
• Henderson Operations Center, 900 South Beckford Drive.
There will be no early voting at the Board of Elections Office in the Henry A. Dennis Building. The facility doesn’t have enough space to meet COVID-19 social distancing requirements.
Granville County has three sites for early voting:
• Oxford Public Works building meeting room, 127 Penn Avenue, Oxford.
• South Branch Library multipurpose room,1550 South Campus Drive, Creedmoor.
• Tar River Elementary School gymnasium, 2642 Philo White Road, Franklinton.
In Warren County, early voting will take place at three sites:
• Board of Elections, John Graham annex building, 309 N. Main St., Warrenton.
• Vaughan Elementary School cafeteria, 2936 U.S. 158 East, Macon.
• Norlina Fire Department annex building, 102 Center St., Norlina.
The voting sites will be open from 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday and Friday of this week and for the same hours each weekday during the early voting period.
In addition, on Saturday, Oct. 17, the voting sites in Vance and Granville counties will be open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. In Warren County, they will be open from 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
On Saturday, Oct. 24, and Sunday, Oct. 25, the Vance County voting sites will be open from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. On Saturday, Oct. 24, the Granville County voting sites will be open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. In Warren County, the voting sites will be open on Saturday, Oct. 24, from 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
On Saturday, Oct. 31, voting sites in all three counties will operate from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Although in-person early voting has begun, voters can still vote using an absentee ballot. To request an absentee ballot, contact your county board of elections or go to the State Board of Elections website at www.ncsbe.gov.