The Republican-led Legislature included the new investigator position to enforce election laws in the state budget, and it passed legislation requiring the secretary of state's office to look into cases in which address verification letters sent to voters are returned by the postal service as undeliverable.
With elections like these, officials say state issues are what drive people to the polls.
"People sometimes feel like their vote doesn't matter but I think it matters much more in your local elections than it does maybe in Presidential elections", said Samantha Niesche, a Duluth voter.
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Denver Mayor Michael Hancock casts his vote for the 2017 November Election. Once the worker compares the signature, a ballot will be issued. Races for borough council, school board, a referendum and the county treasurer's race should interest voters, judge of election Mary Ann Davis said.
Theresa Woodruff of the Montour County Elections and Voter Registration office said 1,174 residents are registered to vote in the precinct, one of two in the township. The students headed over the polling booth to caste the vote for the deserving candidate.
All ballots need to be dropped off by 7 p.m. "Your vote may really be the one that makes the difference".
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Board member Susan Campbell said she believes the traffic-median controversy in Clemmons got people excited enough to come out to vote, contributing to Clemmons having a higher turnout than other municipalities in this year's election.
Union County final results were not available.
In some places, Katherman said, where there were competitive supervisor races there was more interest.
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