Almost 1,000 Have Voted Early in DeKalb County

April 27, 2014
by: 
Dwayne Page

Almost one thousand people have taken advantage of early voting for the May 6th primaries in DeKalb County.

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As of the close of business Saturday, April 26, a total of 996 persons had voted early, including 934 in the Democratic Primary and 62 in the Republican Primary, according to the DeKalb County Election Commission.

On Saturday, 115 voters participated including 87 in person and twenty eight by absentees/nursing home.

Of the 996 who have voted, 730 are over the age of fifty and 398 of them are age sixty five and older.

The following are the age groups of the early voters as of Saturday, April 26:

Age 18-20: 16 voters
Age 21-30: 43 voters
Age 31-40: 81 voters
Age 41-50: 126 voters
Age 51-65 : 332 voters
Age 65 and older: 398 voters

Four years ago, there were a total of 2,907 voters in the primary including 1,149 who voted either early or by absentee and 1,758 who cast ballots on election day.

The following is a break down of the number of early voters who have come to the courthouse to cast ballots from the various precinct areas as of Saturday, April 26:

1-1 ALEXANDRIA: 28 VOTERS
1-2 TEMPERANCE HALL: 24 VOTERS
1-3 EDGAR EVINS STATE PARK: 0 VOTERS
2-1 LIBERTY: 31 VOTERS
2-2 DOWELLTOWN: 18 VOTERS
2-3 SNOW HILL: 34 VOTERS
3-1 SMITHVILLE CHURCH OF GOD: 235 VOTERS
4-1 CHERRY HILL: 1 VOTER
4-2 ROCK CASTLE: 4 VOTERS
4-3 COURTHOUSE: 199 VOTERS
5-1 JOHNSON CHAPEL: 22 VOTERS
5-2 COUNTY COMPLEX: 140 VOTERS
6-1 BELK: 17 VOTERS
6-2KELTONBURG: 54 VOTERS
6-3 BLUE SPRINGS: 32 VOTERS
7-1 CHURCH OF CHRIST ANNEX: 157 VOTERS

Early Voting continues through Thursday, May 1 on the following dates and times on the first floor of the courthouse:
Monday, April 28 from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Tuesday, April 29 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Wednesday, April 30 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Thursday, May 1 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Election day is Tuesday, May 6

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