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Early voting wraps Saturday

Posted on May 12, 2022

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This photo was porduced by the N.C. State Board of Elections to remind folks to vote in the May 17 primary.

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This photo was porduced by the N.C. State Board of Elections to remind folks to vote in the May 17 primary.

NASHVILLE — Early voting in the May primary ends in two days.

Turnout for the primary elections has been a mixed bag in Nash County, higher than 2018 but a little less than expected, said John Kearney, the county’s elections director.

“We are at little over 5,200 now,” Kearney said Thursday afternoon. “I was hoping for around 8,000.”

There’s still time to vote early. One-stop voting will be open through Saturday at three locations in Nash County.

The polling places are set for Mount Pleasant Community Building, 7637 Harris Road in Bailey; Nash County Agriculture Center at 1006 Eastern Ave. in Nashville; and Braswell Memorial Library, 727 N. Grace St. in Rocky Mount. 

The polls will be open 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. today and Friday and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Southern Nash County voters are able to vote in the Republican or Democratic primaries for candidates in the following races: U.S. Senate, U.S. House District 1; N.C. Court of Appeals; N.C. House District 25; and Nash County sheriff.

During early voting, eligible individuals can register and cast a ballot at any early voting site in the county.

PRIMARY ELECTION DAY

The primary is set for Tuesday. Only registered voters will be able to cast their in-person vote on that day.

All polling places will be open from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m: Any voter in line at their assigned polling place at 7:30 p.m. will be able to vote. The busiest times tend to be early in the morning and just before the polls close. Avoid longer lines by voting at off-peak times, according to information from the N.C. State Board of Elections.

Polling places for Tuesday are:

P01A - Bailey

Bailey Baptist Church

6646 Deans Street

P02A - Middlesex

Middlesex Baptist Church

11490 West Stewart Street

P03A - Samaria

Samaria Baptist Church

3752 Samaria Church Lane

P04A - Stanhope

Stanhope Volunteer Fire Department

4416 West NC 97

P05A - Coopers

Coopers Volunteer Fire Department

3628 Volunteer Road

P06A - Spring Hope (new, temporary)

Spring Hope Town Hall

118 W Railroad St.

P07A - Momeyer

Momeyer Ruritan Building

4812 Momeyer Way

P08A - Nashville

Nash County Agriculture Building

1006 Eastern Ave.

P09A - Castalia

Castalia Volunteer Fire Department

11065 Lancaster Store Road

P10A - Griffins (Effective 2022)

Social Union Baptist Church

10011 Cooper Road

P11A - Red Oak

Red Oak Volunteer Fire Department

7951 Red Oak Blvd.

P12A - Salem

Salem Volunteer Fire Department

4559 Swift Creek School Road

P13A - Whitakers

Whitakers Town Hall

302 NW Railroad St.

P14A - Dortches

Dortches Town Hall

3057 Town Hall Road

P15A - Oak Level

Nash Central High School

4279 Nash Central High Road

P16A - Rocky Mount Battleboro

The Dunn Center (Wesleyan College)

3400 N. Wesleyan Blvd.

P17A - Rocky Mount Benvenue

Benvenue Baptist Church

2464 Benvenue Road

P18A - Rocky Mount Hunter Hill

The Impact Center (Word Tab. Church)

821 Word Plaza

P19A - Rocky Mount Winstead

Englewood Baptist Church

1350 South Winstead Ave.

P20A - Rocky Mount Sunset

Englewood United Methodist Church

300 South Circle Drive

P21A - Rocky Mount Downtown

Braswell Memorial Library

727 N. Grace St.

P22A - Rocky Mount Edwards

Greator Joy Baptist Church

820 Nashville Road

P23A - Rocky Mount South

South Rocky Mount Comm. Center

719 Recreation Drive

P24A - Sharpsburg

Sharpsburg Town Hall

110 West Railroad St.

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