Almost four thousand people turned out for early voting in DeKalb County for the November 4th election.
The DeKalb County Election Commission reports that 3,979 persons voted from October 15th through October 30th including 3,816 in person and 163 by mail.
That beats the November early voting turnout of 2,212 in 2000 and 3,142 in 2004.
All early voting was conducted at the courthouse, but the election commission can break down the numbers of early voters by precinct.
The numbers of voters by precinct are as follows:
Temperance Hall 97
Edgar Evins State Park 21
Snow Hill 205
Middle School 757
Cherry Hill 36
Rock Castle 32
Johnson's Chapel 134
Elementary School 488
Blue Springs 187
Church of Christ Annex 539
If you did not vote early and are an eligible voter, you may cast ballots on Tuesday, November 4th. All sixteen precincts will be open for voting from 8:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m.
Be sure to vote Tuesday and then tune to WJLE Tuesday night at 7:00 p.m. for LIVE election return coverage at the courthouse on FM 101.7, AM 1480 and LIVE audio streaming at www.wjle.com Also check out our election tables with voting results by precinct for all races at www.wjle.com
The following are the daily results of early voting at the courthouse.
Wednesday, October 15th- 250 voted in person and 5 by mail for a total of 255
Thursday, October 16th- 352 in person and 3 by mail for a total of 355
Friday, October 17th- 262 in person and 5 by mail for a total of 267
Saturday, October 18th- 142 in person and 5 by mail for a total of 147
Monday, October 20th- 213 in person and 5 by mail for a total of 218
Tuesday, October 21st- 240 in person and 21 by mail for a total of 261
Wednesday, October 22nd- 194 in person and 5 by mail for a total of 199
Thursday, October 23rd- 319 in person and 15 by mail for a total of 334
Friday, October 24th- 263 in person and 7 by mail for a total of 270
Saturday, October 25th- 159 in person and 6 by mail for a total of 165
Monday, October 27th- 229 in person and 3 by mail for a total of 232
Tuesday, October 28th- 298 in person and 8 by mail for a total of 306
Wednesday, October 29th- 281 in person and 8 by mail for a total of 289
Thursday, October 30th- 590 in person and 11 by mail for a total of 601
Prior to the start of early voting 56 voted by mail and 24 voted in person at the nursing homes and retirement homes for a total of 80.