Saturday last day to register for general election

Published 12:00 am Thursday, September 30, 2010

NATCHEZ — Saturday will be the last chance for residents to register to vote in the Nov. 2 election.

The chancery clerk’s office on Wall Street will open its doors from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, and residents can register to vote from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and Friday.

The Nov. 2 election will be a congressional and judicial election.

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Only one contested congressional race will be on the ballot between Democrat Joel Gill, Republican incumbent Gregg Harper and Reform Party candidate Tracella Hill.

Judicial elections include an election for the Supreme Court justice, court of appeals, chancery court judge, circuit court judge and county court judges.

Judicial candidates are running unopposed.

All judicial candidates include: Jess Dickinson for Supreme Court Justice, Joe Lee for court of appeals, John Hudson for county court judge, Vincent Davis for District 17 chancery court judge in subdistrict 1, George Ward for District 17 chancery court judge in subdistrict 2, Lillie Blackmon Sanders for District 6 circuit court judge in subdistrict 1 and Forest “Al” Johnson for District 6 circuit court in subdistrict 2.

Chancery Clerk Eddie Walker said residents who are under 18, but will be 18 by Nov. 2 are invited to register to vote.