City voting starts on Wednesday

Monday, April 11, 2011

Early voting starts on Wednesday for Lewisburg's May 3 election in two wards where a total of 2,258 are registered.

Councilman Robin Minor is being challenged in Ward 5 by Jeff Payne. Councilman Quinn Brandon Stewart is not running for re-election. Vying for that Ward 1 seat are the Rev. Steve Thomas, Robert Christoph and Jeff Henson.

Monday was the last day to register to vote in the ward elections. There are 1,060 registered voters in Ward 1, and 1,198 registered voters in Ward 5.

Early voting is conducted at the county election office in the Hardison Office Annex on College Street. Hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday until April 28, and 8 a.m. to noon on the Saturdays of April 16 and 23.

The election office is closed on Good Friday, April 22.