Polls will be open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday in the city of
Results will be available after all precincts are in that
evening. The county clerk, in an effort to save taxpayer dollars,
will be using a little less technology for this city election. She
will be bringing out the traditional chalkboard for the city
Although the chalkboard has been in storage since the inception
of optical-scan voting in 2005, Litterly says that this small
election warrants her using a manual vote total display to cut costs
and save the county tax dollars. Instead of the computer screen
being projected with the electronic display of vote totals, and the
expenses that come with operating the system, she will have
printouts posted after each precinct's returns come in.
"Every little bit of savings helps, and a little human touch over
electronics is always nice," she said. "This election, which is for
the city of Lincoln, will have the results on the Web as usual, but
I think that the public and candidates will enjoy meeting and
gathering again in the courthouse rotunda like we did in years past.
It also gives the candidates a chance to wish each other well after
the election is over."
Voters with any question about their voting eligibility or
polling place are asked to contact the county clerk's office at
[Text from file received from
Sally J. Litterly,
Logan County clerk]