Early voting began last Thursday in counties across North Carolina. Early voting, which is being held at the Macon County Board of Elections Office located in the courthouse on Main Street, will continue through 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 2. Absentee ballots must be received in office by Monday, Nov. 4, at 5 p.m.
As of 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday afternoon, the board of elections had 96 votes on the record for Franklin.
Three vacant alderman seats and the Mayor position are up for grabs in Franklin.
Election Day will be Tuesday, Nov. 5, with polls opening at 6:30 a.m. and remaining opening until 7:30 p.m. On Election Day, voters may cast their ballots at Town Hall in Franklin.