Absentee voting opens June 27

Absentee voting opens June 27

Absentee voting for this year’s Cuivre River Electric Cooperative Board of Directors election will open Wednesday, June 27.

Members can vote online or request a paper ballot.

Members may also vote in person Friday, Aug. 10, during the Annual Meeting at the Family Arena in St. Charles.

Cooperative members will decide director races in the following districts:  Lincoln County District 3, St. Charles County District 1, St. Charles County District 3 and Warren County District 2.

The voting process is handled by the independent firm of Survey and Ballot Systems (SBS), based in Eden Prairie, Minn.

To vote online, members should visit www.directvote.net/crec/ on or after June 27. They will need their member number and the ZIP code that appears in their billing address.

To request an absentee ballot by mail, call 952-974-2339 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. weekdays or email support@directvote.net.

The request for paper ballots should be made by July 31 to allow time for mail delivery.

Members who wish to vote online but do not have access to a computer can visit a Cuivre River office, located at 1112 E. Cherry St. in Troy and 8757 Highway N in Lake Saint Louis.

Member identification is required. The lobby hours for each office are weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Absentee voting closes Aug. 7.

Members who vote absentee may still attend the Annual Meeting.

More information about the voting process and director candidates will be published in the July and August editions of the Current Times.

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