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Primary election process explained

People putting political symbols in box

From press reports

Party candidates are nominated during party primary elections. Voters cast ballots in the party primary of their choice.

If no candidate receives a majority of the votes, a runoff, or second primary, is held between the two … Read more

Local elections have the greatest impact

Simpson community Fire House recently held a political speaking with many of the county candidates speaking on the importance of voting.
(Above) Dr. Nola Bryant speaks
Photo provided by by Destry D. Haynes

From press & staff reports

The presidential election isn’t the only one you should be fired up to influence at the ballot box. In fact, your local representatives, supervisors, sheriffs, circuit clerk, and chancery clerk have more day-to-day impact on … Read more

Democratic, Republican primaries Tuesday

From staff reports

The Democratic and Republican party primaries in the 2015 elections will be Aug. 4, when polls will be open from 7 a.m.-7 p.m.

Voters on Aug. 4 will have to decide whether they will vote in either … Read more

Makes this a better county, state and country by voting

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From press & staff reports

EveryVoteHeadingC1011_L_300_C_YOnly 60 percent of the voting eligible population heads to the polls during presidential election years, according to the Center for Voting and Democracy. This number drops to 40 percent during midterm elections.

These numbers … Read more

Calendar of Events – 07/29/15

Broken Wings Christian Women’s Job Corps Aug. 11
Broken Wings Ministries Christian Women’s Job Corps is taking applications for classes until June 25. Applications may be picked up at the Broken Wings office. The twenty-five weeks program will include Bible … Read more