Voters in southern Durham County are heading to the polls for the second time this month, on May 30, to decide a Democratic run-off for the District 29 N.C. House of Representatives seat being vacated by Rep. Paul Miller.

Candidates Sandy Ogburn and Larry D. Hall emerged from a field of five on May 2, with Ogburn pulling 26.1 percent of the vote and Hall 29.8 percent.

The run-off decides this race, as there is no Republican candidate in November.

For more information or to find out where to vote, call the Durham County Board of Elections at 560-0700, or go to its Web site,

Early voting ends at 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 27.

Absentee ballots must be received by the board of elections by Monday, May 29.

Polls are open 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 30.

Here is the Independent‘s endorsement:

Durham County

N.C. House District 29: Sandy Ogburn