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Photo above is contributed and features Ms. Mae Ola “Granny” Sheridan, a 102-year-old, Elizabethtown resident casting her 2020 vote.

This election has been like no other. This week the 2020 general election voter turn out topped 50 percent participation in North Carolina.

Bladen County has seen the young and seasoned voters turn out for early voting. Ms. Mae Ola “Granny” Sheridan, a 102-year-old, Elizabethtown resident cast her vote early at the polls this season.

Tomorrow is the last day for voters to take advantage of early voting. The polls will be open from 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 31, 2020. Then on the day of the General Election, Tuesday, November 3, 2020, polls will be open from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Director of Bladen County Board of Elections, Chris Williams, announced today he is “planning to have the election night results this year displayed for the public at the middle school gym (where they are holding court). It will be done as in the past with a computer and projector screen.”

According to Williams, the doors will open at the Elizabethtown Middle School gym, located on Poplar Street in Elizabethtown, around 7:00 p.m. He asks all that attend Tuesday evening to please wear a mask, social distance as required, and please bring hand sanitizer. The maximum capacity rules of the building will be respected.

The General Election Canvass will be held in the Bladen County Board of Elections office at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, November 13, 2020.