DECISION 2016: Marengo County polls open at 7 a.m. Tuesday

With the 2016 presidential race clearly at the forefront of American politics, Marengo County citizens will get to weigh in for the first time Tuesday.

With Alabama being one of 11 states holding primaries on Super Tuesday, Marengo County voters also get to cast their vote for a pair of local races. Those voting Democrat Tuesday will have the opportunity to decide the Marengo County District No. 3 Board of Education seat in a race between Clifton McKnight and Rayvell Smith.

The headlining local race on the ballot is for District Attorney of the 17th Judicial Circuit where incumbent Greg Griggers is defending his post against challenger Barrown Lankster.

Polls open at 7 a.m. and close at 7 p.m.