The Moore American

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November 7, 2012

Thousands vote early

MOORE — Going into Tuesday’s balloting, the latest polls indicated the presidential race likely will be very close.

Early voting turnout was been strong. There were 2,548 early voters on Monday, for a total of 6,129 early voters for all three days, which was about 300 more than voted early four years ago, according to Cleveland County Election Board Secretary Jim Williams.

Of Monday’s voters, around 300 came through the drive-through set up to serve voters with disabilities, Williams said.

In addition, the election board processed 6,511 requests for absentee ballots. Most of those have already come back to the election board. Of those, 752 ballots were sent to overseas and uniformed voters.

The Cleveland County Election Board assisted around 245 voters per hour during early voting, Williams said.

“Everything went so well,” he said of the early voting. “We got a lot of compliments on how organized we were.”

On Tuesday’s ballot:

· U.S. Representative District 4 race: Incumbent Republican Tom Cole, Democrat Donna Marie Bebo and Independent RJ Harris.

· State Senate race in District 15: Republican Rob Standridge and Democrat Claudia Griffith.

· Cleveland County Court Clerk: Republican Mitchell Slemp and incumbent Democrat Rhonda Hall.

· Cleveland County Sheriff: Incumbent Republican Joe Lester will take on Independent Kelly Owings.

·Also: Six state questions; judicial retention for civil and criminal appelate courts; three other statehouse races

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