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Early voting to close July 28

From Staff Reports
Early voting for the Aug. 2 state primary and county general elections will end Saturday, July 28. Early voting began July 13.
Teresa McFaddin, with the Unicoi County Election Commission, said that as of mid-afternoon Monday, approximately 1,250 local citizens had participated in early voting.
Those who wish to participate in early voting should go to the Election Commission office, 106 Nolichucky Ave., Erwin.
Early voting will be conducted at office Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Saturday from 9 a.m. until noon.
Voters should remember to bring a state or federally issued photo ID in order to vote in person. An acceptable photo ID is required for early voting and for voting on Election Day.
According to a press release recently issued by the Unicoi County Election Commission, acceptable forms of ID, whether current or expired, include driver licenses, U.S. passports, Department of Safety photo ID cards, U.S. military photo IDs and other state or federal government photo ID cards.
College student IDs are not acceptable.
For more information about early voting or the new law, call (877) 850-4959 or visit the Division of Elections web site at