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OXFORD — A board meeting to discuss and approve polling place moves will be held Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. at the Granville County Board of Elections.
These moves are necessary due to requests from some polling places, and an effort to make voting more efficient for voters and poll workers. The Granville County Board of Elections is located at 208 Wall St., Oxford.
Election Day precincts
The following precincts would remain at the same facility but the room where voting takes place would change.
Creedmoor precinct located at Creedmoor Elementary School, 305 East Wilton Ave., Creedmoor.
Proposal: Open partition in the music room and use the large open area in the music room.
Mt. Energy precinct located at Mt. Energy Elementary School, 2652 NC Highway 56 E., Creedmoor.
Proposal: Move from the gym to the media center.
West Oxford Elementary precinct located at 412 Ivey Day Road, Oxford.
Proposal: Move from the library to the gym.
The following one-stop site would remain at the same facility but the room where voting takes place would change: Wilton one-stop site located at Tar River Elementary School, 2642 Philo White Road, Franklinton.
Proposal: Move from multipurpose room to the gym. The gym is across the hall from the multipurpose room where voting currently is held (building to the left of the school.)
Election Day Precincts
The following precincts would move to another location and address.
Proposal: The Oak Hill precinct would move from Toler-Oak Hill School located at Toler-Oak Hill School, 8176 Highway 96 N., Oxford to Camp Oak Hill & Retreat Center located at 1528 Oak Hill Road, Oxford.
Voting will be in the last room on the right down the sidewalk. There will be a separate entrance for voters to enter and exit.
Proposal: The Salem precinct would move from the Oxford/Henderson Airport located at the Oxford/Henderson Airport, 6514 Airport Road, Oxford to Oxford Preparatory School located at 6041 Landis Road, Oxford.
Voting will be in the gym. This will allow more space for voters and will have a separate entrance for voters to enter and exit.
Proposal: The Sassafras Fork precinct would move from Sassafras Fork Elementary School located at Stovall-Shaw School, 7696 US Highway 15 N. to the Stovall Library located at 300 Main St., Stovall.
Voting will be in the conference room. This will allow more space for voters.
Proposal: The Tally Ho precinct would move from Stem Fire Station located at the Stem Fire Station, 100 Franklin St., Stem to Granville Central High School located at 2043 Sanders Road, Stem.
Voting will be in the band room. This will allow more space and parking for voters.