Many local voters favored new election laws

Jackie Nunnery

by Jackie Nunnery

KILMARNOCK—With this year’s election, voters had more options when it came to voting, with new laws allowing for early voting and expanded mail-in voting.

The General Assembly approved a 45-day voting window prior to Election Day 2020, and voters seemed to approve of the option. According to Lancaster registrar Susan Jett, 36% of the county’s registered voters took advantage and it was much the same in Northumberland, where county registrar Kathy Davenport reported 38% of registered voters cast…[to-view-more]