This time next year, the U.S. presidential campaign will be in full swing. Candidates will take to the airwaves and civic clubs in hopes of earning votes.
Yes, 2012 will be a busy time for politicians and pundits. There will be plenty of electoral activity locally, too, such as races for county commission seats for districts one and four, along with the chairman’s countywide post. The sheriff’s seat will be up for grabs again, along with the clerk of court, tax commissioner, district attorney and probate judge.
There will be numerous days in which Madison County poll workers must sit in various precincts. For instance, there will be a presidential preference primary, a general primary, a general election and a potential special election on a proposed regional one-cent sales tax for roads. Primary and general election runoffs will likely be held as well in certain races.