District 2 election commissioner runoff Tuesday
Madison countians will return to the polls Tuesday in the District 2 election commissioner runoff between a former Democrat candidate for governor and a Republican.
The runoff on Nov. 24 will be between Republican Lauren Seyler Payne and Independent Vicki Slater, the former Democrat candidate for governor in 2015.
A sample ballot is available here on the county website.
Circuit Clerk Anita Wray’s office will be open this week and from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Nov. 21 for absentee voting.
Eight total precincts will return to the polls.
Totals immediately after the election showed Payne in the lead with the other Republican candidate, Teresa Sanders Speaks, in second. Slater would close the gap after all paper votes were counted to finish in second place.
Final totals had Payne with 46.84 percent of the vote, followed by Slater with 27.22 percent. Speaks would have a final total of 25.65 percent of the votes cast. Wray’s office recorded a total of 42 write-in votes taking 0.29 percent of the vote share.
The Nov. 3 election saw record voter turnout in the county at 74.99 percent of registered voters participating and a total of 56,777 ballots cast.
Precincts in District 2
China Grove A.M.E. Church
First Presbyterian of Madison
Madison Cultural Center - moved to Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church due to construction in the area of Madison Cultural Center
Parkway Pentecostal Church
St. Joseph’s Catholic Church
Twin Lakes Baptist Church (some portions in District 2)
Neighborhoods in District 2
Ben Brook Dr
Cedar Hill Rd
Chapel Hill Rd
Cherry Hill Plantation
Chestnut Hill Rd
Church St (in Madison the City)
Church Rd (West of Calhoun Station Parkway)
Panther Creek ( Deerwood Crossing, Lakeshire Pkwy South)
Post Oak Place
Between Madison Avenue and Main Street along Crawford St
East of 51 to Rice Rd north of St. Augustine to Hoy Rd