Archive for Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Voter turnout trending low

Richard Campbell votes early Tuesday afternoon at the Church of Christ. At the time of this report, voter turnout was low at all four polling places.

Richard Campbell votes early Tuesday afternoon at the Church of Christ. At the time of this report, voter turnout was low at all four polling places.

April 7, 2009

Voter turnout for city and school board elections was low through early Tuesday afternoon.

At City Hall, only about 74 people had cast their votes, while 77 had voted at the Eudora Community Center, 138 had voted at the Church of Christ and 71 had voted at the Eudora Township Fire Department.

Voting began at 7 a.m. and the polls will close at 7 p.m.

Candidates are vying for the office of mayor of Eudora, two open spots on the Eudora City Council and three open spots on the Eudora USD 491 Board of Education.

Polling places according to districts are:

• District 50 (west Eudora) will vote at the Church of Christ, 1530 Winchester Road

• District 52 (north Eudora) will vote at Eudora City Hall, 4 E. Seventh St.

• District 53 (south Eudora) will vote at the Eudora Township Fire Station, 310 E. 20th St.

• District 54 (central Eudora) will vote at the Eudora Community Center, 1630 Elm St..

For more information on voting in Douglas County or to see a sample ballot, visit www.douglascountyelections.com

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