Early voting for the Nov. 6 election opened across the state Monday.

Wanda Rush with the Ashley County Clerk’s office said as of noon Tuesday 389 people had cast their ballots in Ashley County.

In Ashley County, there are two early voting locations, the Ashley County Court House in Hamburg and the Economic Development Foundation on Main Street in Crossett.

Of the votes cast by Tuesday, 162 ballots were cast at the Hamburg location and 227 electors had voted at the Crossett location.

Each venue is open from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. during the week and from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Saturday. They will also be open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 5

Election Day voting will be 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Races on the ballot in Ashley County include the Fourth Congressional District, governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general, secretary of state, state treasurer, auditor of state, commissioner of state lands, state representative for District 11, state supreme court associate justice Position 2, Ashley County circuit clerk, Ashley County clerk, Ashley County tax collector, justice of the peace for District 1, justice of the peace for District 11 and Millcreek Township constable.

City races on the ballot will include Crossett mayor and city council positions for Ward 2, Position 2, and Ward 3, Position 3; Fountain Hill mayor and alderman Position 1; Hamburg mayor and alderman Ward 1, Position 2.

Other city races will include Parkdale mayor; Portland aldermen for Ward 1, Position 2, and Ward 2, Position 2; and a special election for a 1 percent sales tax for public safety in Wilmot.

Several constitutional amendments, including questions about requiring photo ID at the polls, allowing the creation of four casinos around the state, and raising the minimum wage will be on the ballot.

Two other amendments will be included but not counted after state courts struck down their filing as improper.

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