Polls open in Hampton at 7 a.m.; noon in rest of county

Election day in Franklin County promises to be a busy day for candidates, poll workers, and voters alike.

     Polls open in Hampton at 7 a.m. and remain open until 8 p.m. There are three locations to vote in the city of Hampton. Those who would like to vote by mail in Hampton have a deadline of Friday Nov. 1 at 5 p.m. to request a vote by mail ballot. Those voting by absentee ballot have a deadline to vote of 5 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 4 in Hampton.

     Outside of Hampton, in other cities in Franklin County, the polls open at noon and close at 8 p.m. Voters who are using absentee ballots in cities outside of Hampton have a deadline of 11 a.m. Nov. 5 to submit their ballots.

     Eligible voters who are not registered to vote can register to vote up until the closing of the polls on election day. 

Read the full article in the Oct. 30 edition of the Hampton Chronicle.