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County weighs plans to expand early voting


Early voting period starting Feb. 18


By Tom Sissom
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

FAYETTEVILLE -- Washington County officials are looking to expand early voting opportunities.

The Election Commission discussed having limited early voting in some locations for the March 3 party primary and nonpartisan judicial elections.

The "limited" early voting would open some election day polling places for the final day or two of the two-week early voting period starting Feb. 18.

Jennifer Price, election director, said having more early-voting sites would be a convenience for voters and could lessen demand for voting machines in some vote centers on election day, allowing machines to be shifted to centers with a higher demand. READ MORE.

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