Voters are heading to the polls in Orange County in a variety of local races and to decide on a county school tax, in Wake County for a number of municipal elections and a school board runoff, and in the City of Durham for runoffs and bond referenda. For more information or to find out where to vote, in Orange call the Board of Elections at 245-2350 or go to www.co.orange.nc.us/elect. In Durham, call 560-0700 or go to www.co.durham.nc.us/common/db-dept.cfm?ID=2. In Wake, call 856-6240 or go to www.wakegov.com/general/elections/default.htm.
Note that early voting ends on Nov. 5, and Election Day is Nov. 8.
Here are the Independent's endorsements:
Chapel Hill-Carrboro Board of Education
Orange County District School Tax
Wake County Board of Education