Polls open Saturday for road bond referendum

BRIDGEPORT, W. Va. (WDTV) -- Voters will head to the polls all across the state, Saturday, to cast their vote for the Roads to Prosperity Bond Referendum. There's one decision to make - a vote for, or against, an amendment to allow the issuance of road bonds.

Governor Jim Justice has traveled across the state pushing for the $1.6 billion road bond. He says it will help complete needed projects and produce thousands of jobs.

More than 37,000 people took advantage of early voting, according to the Secretary of State's Office.

Polls open at 6:30 a.m. and close at 7:30 p.m.

There will be more than 1,800 precincts open across the state, but some polling locations may have consolidated. You can find yours at the Secretary of State's website.

Results of the vote will be available here and on 5 News at 11: Weekend Edition.