Voters head to polls Nov. 6

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Voters will be choosing the following in the upcoming Nov. 6 election:
The top race on the ballot is for president and vice president of the United States. Barack Obama and Joe Biden, Democrats, are hoping voters will return them to the White House for another four-year term, while Republicans Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan hope voters will choose them to run the country for four years.
Other races include:

• Circuit Clerk - Voters will choose between Shirley Wilson, the incumbent, or Tina Beach Melton, her challenger.

• Kentucky Senator - Voters will choose between Damon Thayer, an incumbent, or his challenger, David Holcomb.

• Kentucky House of Representatives - Voters will choose between Wanda Crupper Hammons, a Democrat, or Brian Linder, a Republican, for the seat vacated by Royce Adams, who retired earlier this year.

• U.S. House of Representatives - Voters will choose between William “Bill” Adkins, a Democrat, or Thomas Massie, a Republican or David Lewis, an Independent candidate.

• Williamstown City Council - Voters will choose between 10 candidates for six seats. Seeking re-election are Kim Crupper, Eddie Gabbert, Robert Perry, Charles Ed Wilson and Stanley Woodyard.

They are being challenged by Kenny Ball, Tom Conrad, Troy Gutman, Jacqalynn Ammer Riley and Liz Wagoner.

• Dry Ridge City Council - Voters will choose between seven candidates for six council seats. Incumbents seeking re-election are Judy Curry, Kenny Edmondson, Jim Hendy, Carissa Hughett and Fred Money. Challengers include Scott Bates and Sara Cummins.

• Crittenden City Council - Voters will choose between eight candidates for six seats. Incumbents include Brian Barkley, Clara Mulberry Brown, Donna Duley, Martha Hicks and Jim Purcell. Newcomers include Everett Berry, Larry Griffin and Joy Pierce.

• Corinth City Council - Four candidates filed for four seats. They are Donnie Dyer, Jenny Deitz, Paige Walters Allen and Ted Fisk.

• Grant County Board of Education - Voters will choose between Richard Bredenberg, an incumbent, or his challenger Deborah Rogers.

Alison Lundergan Grimes, Kentucky’s secretary of state, predicts a statewide voter turnout for Tuesday’s presidential election between 63 to 64 percent. As of the Oct. 9 voter registration deadline, the state had 3.037 million voters - up 4.5 percent from 2.9 million in the 2008 general election.

Republicans gained 10,000 new voters over Democratic registrations, but Grimes said, Democrats still hold a lead over Republican in the state - 1.65 million to 1.15 million.