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Runoff election for Caldwell City Council seat set for December 3

Voters must go to the Canyon County Elections Office to cast their vote. There will be early voting.
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John McGee and Evangeline Beechler will face off in a runoff election for Caldwell City Council Seat 6 on Dec. 3.

CALDWELL, Idaho — The runoff for Caldwell City Council between John McGee and Evangeline Beechler will take place on Dec. 3, 2019. That announcement Wednesday from the Canyon County Elections Office.

McGee received 39% of the vote to Beechler’s 31% in the Nov. 5 election. Since neither candidate for Seat 6 got a 50% majority, it was determined there will be a runoff between the top two vote getters.

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Election officials say there will be a single polling place for the runoff election. All voters must cast the ballots at the Elections Office, located at 1102 East Chicago Street in Caldwell.

Early voting will be available at the Elections Office starting Monday, Nov. 18 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The last day to vote early will be Friday, Nov. 29. The office will be closed on Thanksgiving.

Election officials encourage voters to take advantage of early voting, that way you can avoid waiting in line on Dec. 3.

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If you requested an absentee ballot for the Nov. 5 election, you will automatically receive an absentee ballot for the runoff election. All new absentee ballot requests must be submitted to the Elections Office 5 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 22.

If you live in one of the 18 precincts involved in the runoff election, you will receive a voter card in the mail with information about the runoff election and early voting.

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