Voters will go to the polls Tuesday to cast their ballots in the Nov. 6 general election. Statewide, voters will decides many races, including Governor as well as the fate of five state questions.

Voters will go to the polls Tuesday to cast their ballots in the Nov. 6 general election. Statewide, voters will decides many races, including Governor as well as the fate of five state questions.

There are several local races for area voters as well. In Pottawatomie and Lincoln Counties, voters will elect a new district attorney. Candidates in that race are First Assistant District Attorney Adam Panter, a Democrat, and Attorney Allan Grubb, running as a Republican.

Voters will decide between Tracy McDaniel and Kelli McCullar for associate district judge, and the District 26 House of Representative race is on the ballot for Shawnee area voters.

In District 26, voters will decide between Incumbent Dell Kerbs, a Republican, and Democrat Terry Hopkins.

The final day of in-person, absentee voting will be 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3 at county election boards.

Pottawatomie County Election Board Secretary Jeannie Stover offers the following information for voters to know ahead of Tuesday's election.

• On Election Day Nov. 6, polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Lines are possible at peak voting times, she said, but will likely be shortest at mid-morning and mid-afternoon. Anyone in line to vote at 7 p.m. will be allowed to cast a ballot.

• Anyone who needs to look up their polling place, verify their registration information, or view a sample ballot can do so online. The Online Voter Tool can be accessed on the Oklahoma State Election Board’s website: www.elections.ok.gov. Those who vote by mail can also check the status of their ballot using the Online Voter Tool. Sample ballots are also available at the County Election Board office.

• Oklahoma law requires every voter who votes in person at the precinct polling place or during early voting at the County Election Board to show proof of identity before receiving a ballot. Voter scan show a valid photo ID issued by federal, state, or tribal government; or show the free voter identification card issued to every voter by the County Election Board; or sign an affidavit and vote a provisional ballot.

• Physically disabled voters who cannot enter the polling place, need help marking their ballots, blind or visually disabled voters and illiterate voters may be assisted by a person the voter chooses.

• Voters who have moved since the last election, but who have not transferred their voter registration to their new address, may do so on Election Day by going to vote at the polling place where their registration has been in the past. While voting, they may fill out a form instructing the County Election Board to transfer their registration to the new address before the next election.

• Any violation of election law will be reported to the proper law enforcement authorities. Electioneering is not allowed within 300 feet of a ballot box. It is also unlawful to remove a ballot from the polling location, possess intoxicating liquors within half a mile of a polling place or to disclose how you voted while within the election enclosure.

• Stover reminds area voters that there have been recent changes to five Pottawatomie County polling places:

• Precinct 31 --- The former polling location was McLoud Board of Education. The

new polling place will be First United Methodist Church, 815 S. 8th, McLoud.

• Precinct 1 --- The former polling location was South Rock Creek School. The new polling place will be at Rock Creek Baptist Church, 44900 Hardesty Rd, Shawnee.

• Precinct 9 --- The former polling location was St. Gregory’s College, W.P. Woodfield House. The new polling place will be at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 39307 MacArthur, Shawnee.

• Precinct 13 --- The former polling location was Northridge Church of Christ. The new polling place will be at Faith Community Church of God, 43005 E. MacArthur, Shawnee.

Precinct 21 --- The former polling location was South Rock Creek School. The new polling place will be at Rock Creek Baptist Church, 44900 Hardesty Rd, Shawnee.

For additional election-related information, visit: www.elections.ok.gov or call the Pottawatomie County Election Board, 405-273-8376.