ELECTION:  November 8, 2016

By Lynne M. Bahrami
November 8, 2016, is a date that will go down in history.  In addition to the election of the 58th president of the United States of America, Burch Avenue voters will also weigh their opinions on one United States Senator, one member of the House of Representatives, and the Governor of North Carolina, among others.
There are ample opportunities to vote in this election.  Early voting begins Thursday, October 20, 2016, and runs through Saturday, November 5, 2016.  On most days early voting begins at 9am and runs until 7:30pm.  From October 20 through October 26, the closest election site is the Durham County Board of Elections, which is located at 201 N. Roxboro St., in downtown Durham.  FromOctober 27 through November 5, the closest site is the Devil’s Den located at 309 Oregon Drive on Duke’s Campus.  The Board of Elections site will continue to be open during this time as well. 
If you miss early voting, on Election Day, the polls are open from 6:30am and close at 7:30pm.  Burch Avenue residents will vote at the Durham School of the Arts located at 401 North Duke Street.
Please be sure to exercise your hard fought right to vote! 
If you have any questions about voting or need a ride to a voting location, please contact Lynne Bahrami at lynnemarjon@yahoo.com, or stop by her house at 834 Burch Avenue to make arrangements.
President
Hilary Clinton (D)
Donald Trump (R)
Gary Johnson (L)
Jill Stein (G)
United States Senator
Deborah Ross (D)
Richard Burr (R)
Sean Haugh (L)
United States House of Representatives, District 1
G.K. Butterfield (D)
H. Powell Dew Jr. (R)
J. J. Summerell (L)
North Carolina Governor
Roy Cooper (D)
Pat McCrory (R)
Lon Cecil (L)

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