Oct 29, 2012 at 6:48 am
Early voting opens today in Grand Forks County. Residents can cast their ballot for the November election through Friday at the Alerus Center. During the 2008 election 8,342 people opted to vote early. County Auditor Deb Nelson says absentee ballot requests are on a pace to set a new record surpassing the 5,385 mark set four years ago. Early voting is available 10 am to six pm. Absentee ballots must be turned in or postmarked no later than November 5th.