Voters will go to the polls today to decide a slew of state elections, including a hot race for the District 47 State Senate seat.
Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
The State Senate District 47 seat that covers Jackson County is a higlight race. On the ballot are: Kelley Gary, Shane Coley, Doug Bower and Frank Ginn, all Republicans, and Tim Riley, a Democrat.
In the BOE District 5 race, Steven Bryant and Randall Skelton are on the ballot. Incumbent Jill McEver is not seeking re-election.
In the State Senate District 49 seat that covers a portion of Jackson County, Butch Miller and Jimmy Norman, both Republicans, qualified.
In addition, there are races for governor and other state offices also on the ballot.