KINGWOOD W.Va - The Preston County Clerk is reminding residents that early voting is currently happening in the county for the school levy.
This is a levy packgage of $4.5 million per year for five years.
The early voting is taking place at the 911 center at 300 Rich Wolfe Drive every day of the week, including Saturday from 8:30 to 6 through January 30th.
The county clerk says early voter turnout has been high. In just the first three days, there were 509 voters.
"Sometimes you think the weather is going to hold people back, or people are trying to beat the rush. Everyday, the voter turnout has been really well, really good, compared to, very comparable to a primary or general election," said Linda Huggins, Preston County Clerk.
The actual election will be held on Saturday, February 2nd, and some precinct changes have been made. The Election will be 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
The changes are as follows:
Precint #4 and #10 will be temporarily moved from Masontown VFD to Masontown Veterans of Foreign Wars Building.
Precinct #6 will be temporarily moved from Lenox Community Building to North Preston Senior Center.
Precinct # 7, 13, 15, and 16 will be temporarily moved from the Civic Center to Kingwood VFD Community Building.
Precinct # 21 will be temporarily moved from Gladesville Community Center to Ebenezer Baptist Church.
Precinct # 22 will be temporarily moved from Newburg Senior Center to Newburg Town Hall
Precinct # 23 will be temporarily moved from Eglon Community Center to Maple Springs Family Life Center
Precint # 24 will be temporarily moved from Fellowsville Fire Hall to Fellowsville School.
Precinct # 28 will be temporarily moved from Farmer's Wildlife Club to Maple Springs Family Life Center