The last day to register to vote for the November general election is Tuesday, Oct. 9.

Anyone wishing to vote, but not yet registered has until the end of the business day to turn in a voter registration form at Logan County Clerk Scottie Harper's office.

The last day to request an application for an absentee ballot is Tuesday, Oct. 30.


The ballot for the November election has already been set in preparation to be printed, Harper said.

And when voters show up to vote at the polls, they will see at least one name on the ballot for a candidate who may have withdrawn.

Long-serving Russellville city councilman Jack Whipple resigned from the council several weeks back due to health concerns, but he had been registered to run in the upcoming election since January. He has not yet turned in paperwork to Harper's office so that he can withdraw from the race and so, will be on the ballot.

"Mayor (Mark) Stratton and I had been working together to get him the information he needed," Harper said. "We sent him a form to withdraw and just didn't get it back in time - I have been in communication with him and have been in contact with some of his family and expect to get that back soon."

As long as Harper gets the withdrawal paperwork back before the election, any votes cast for Whipple will not count.

"I'll also post at each of the precincts that he has withdrawn," Harper said.

If the paperwork is not sent back before the election, and Whipple gets enough votes to be elected, he will once again be on the council and will have to resign once more, according to Harper.