Voters will go to the polls on Tuesday, May 22, to cast their vote for their party’s candidate for President of the United States.
Democrats have two choices, Barack Obama or uncommitted. Republicans will vote for Newt Gingrich, Rick Santorum, Mitt Romney, Ron Paul or uncommitted.
The one local race in the Primary Election is for Letcher Circuit Clerk. The two Democrats are incumbent
Margaret S. Nichols and Debra Gibson.
Democrats will also be voting for a U.S. Representative in Congress in the Fifth Congressional District. Candidates are Michael Ackerman and Kenneth S. Stepp.
Democratic candidates for State Representative in the 92nd district are Bobby Hamilton and incumbent John W. Short.
Polls will open at 6 a.m. and will close at 6 p.m.