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Write-ins will likely fill pair of district seats this election

With a couple of seats on district boards lacking candidates for the general election, County Clerk Melissa Jones would like to ensure voters are aware that write-ins work differently to the primary election, but are still a valid way to make your choices known.

Jones says she was prompted to give voters a reminder after she was asked how many write-in votes a potential board member would need at the general election.

“For the museum district, for example, there are only two people running and there are three spots,” she says.

The answer, she says, is that there are no limits for the general,...

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