Early voting started last Monday for the general election. No excuse is needed to vote early and voters may vote at any of the three sites. Darlington County Elections and Registration director Hoyt Campbell reported that 2560 had voted early last week in the county. Polls are open through this Saturday, Nov. 5 from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Darlington County Voter Registration Annex, 135 Cashua Street in Darlington, Jerusalem Baptist Church, 301 S. Sixth Street in Hartsville and the Recreation Building, 100 Reynolds Avenue in Lamar. PICTURED ABOVE: Poll workers at the Lamar location, (left to right): Eddie Gates, Chip Johnson, Wanjulia Ezekiel, Lisa Gates, Linda Abbott and Dianette Evans.