Early voting for Ward 4 runoff election begins Tuesday

Mike Emery (left) and Alan Long face each other in the Nov. 27 Ward 4 runoff election.

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Early voting began at 8 a.m. Tuesday for the 2012 Ward 4 runoff election in Fayetteville.

Those wishing to vote early may cast ballots from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Monday inside the County Clerk’s Office at the Washington County Courthouse.

After that, regular polling locations will be open from 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. on runoff election day, Tuesday, Nov. 27.

The Ward 4 runoff race was set after Alan Long and Mike Emery emerged as the two top contenders during the Nov. 6 general election. Unofficial results showed Long with 1,943 votes (37 percent) to Emery’s 1,159 (22 percent).

Only residents who live in Ward 4 are allowed to vote in the Fayetteville runoff election.