Ran Northam

Voting Remains Slow On Election Day

ORANGE COUNTY – Early voting only produced a little more than 2000 voters, and the precincts were warned to expect lower numbers in this year’s election. Chapel Hill Community Center Precinct Chief Judge Fred Ethel says he was told this election didn’t receive the same following as previous elections. “We had a couple of people that thought there wasn’t as much publicity about this election this time, and certainly information about some of the candidates they thought was not as readily available,” Ethel says. Ethel says not all voters had negative spirits for the off-year election. “Everyone else was...

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