With November elections approaching, residents have until Monday to register or update their voting information.
Local elections officials say there appears to be an increased interest in registering to vote and absentee voting among residents for the upcoming election in comparison to the 2014 midterm.
“We’re running a little bit higher,” James City Director of Elections Dianna Moorman said of voter registration.
She attributed the rise in part to energized voter registration drives and a politically charged atmosphere as the country heads into November midterms.
When registering to vote, people should make sure they fill out the application completely, Moorman...