In-person early voting for the November General Election begins Monday, Oct. 22 and continues through Friday, Nov. 2. The in-person early voting polling location will be open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays. It is in the south lobby of the Franklin County Law Enforcement Center. The center is on the west side of Hwy. 37 just south of the railroad trestle. See the Oct. 18 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for details on how to obtain a ballot by mail and information about local candidates in our Political Review.