Pike County and city voters will elect several council members and decide whether to have and Education Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax on the upcoming Nov. 2 Election Day.
In Zebulon, District 2 Post 2 candidates Emily Morris and incumbent Anthony Mark Nalls are vying for the council seat. Incumbent council member William Thomas is unopposed for the District 1, Post 1 seat.
In Williamson, incumbent Miranda ‘Randy’ Martin is facing Angela Martin for the Post 2 seat and incumbent John T. Brown is unopposed for the Post 3 seat.
Advanced in person voting will begin Tuesday, Oct. 12 due to the state holiday Oct. 11 and will run through Oct. 29 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. Two Saturday voting opportunities will be offered, including Oct. 16 and 23 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Board of Elections office at 81 Jackson Street in Zebulon. The last day for residents to register and be able to vote in the November election is Oct. 4.
All precincts will be open on Election Day from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and the tallying of votes will be done at the Board of Elections in Zebulon.
The city of Williamson held a special election Sept. 21 but results were not available as of the Journal Reporter’s press deadline. The city of Williamson has 481 registered voters and as of noon Friday 26 of them had cast their ballots during early voting with many others expected to vote on the election day.