Thursday, November 1, 2012

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Election 2012

After months of political campaigning, voters will have the final word on Tuesday, Nov. 6 as they step into the polling booths. General Election polls will open up at 7 a.m. and close at 7 p.m. as voters select the next President of the United States and decide who will represent them in state and local offices.
A sample ballot of the election in Lincoln County is printed on page 11 of this newspaper. Voters are reminded to bring a photo ID with them when they cast their ballot.
Voters in Lennox will vote at the Lennox Legion Community Building at 123 S. Main St., Lennox. Perry Township voters will also cast their ballot here. 
Voters in Worthing and Lynn Township will vote at the Worthing Civic Center  at 121 S. Main, Worthing. 
Voters in Chancellor and Germantown Township will vote in Chancellor City Hall.
City of Tea voters and Delapre Township will vote at the Tea City Hall, 600 E. 1st St., Tea.

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Commissioner candidates bring experience to the table

On Tuesday, Nov. 6 voters in the Cities of Lennox and Tea and the Townships of Delapre and Perry will elect a District 4 Lincoln County Commissioner. Two men are vying for the position—Marlyn Jacobson, Democrat and Michael Poppens, Republican.
Marlyn Jacobson was born and raised in and around Lennox. He has been married to his wife, Marilyn for 43 years and they have two grown daughters, who are both graduates of Lennox High School and SDSU. They have four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Jacobson graduated from Lennox High School and has had careers in Law Enforcement, Construction and Highway Maintenance. He is now retired.
Michael Poppens is a life-long resident of Lincoln County. He and his wife, Janae have three children—McKayla, 15; Natalie, 11 and Sean, 9.
Poppens graduated from Lennox High School and has degrees from SDSU and Augustana College. He is a local farmer and a small business owner.

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