Early Voting Strong in Rutherford County

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Early voting continues to be strong in Rutherford County. Through Wednesday, there were over 68-hundred early votes cast.

According to the Secretary of State's office, Rutherford County has the fourth highest early voting numbers across Tennessee. That's behind Shelby, Knox and Hamilton Counties.

Statewide, there have been over 180-thousand early votes cast (through Wednesday).


Locally, there have been 4,374 Republican votes to 2,402 Democratic votes.


Rutherford County Early and Absentee Vote Totals by County

Date Republican Totals Democratic Totals Daily Totals
2018-07-13 1014 586 1,661
2018-07-14 302 209 517
2018-07-16 1025 553 1,594
2018-07-17 993 569 1,573
2018-07-18 1040 485 1,531
County Totals 4374 2402 6,876

Statewide Early and Absentee Vote Totals by Day

Date Republican Totals Democratic Totals Daily Totals
2018-07-13 30703 13474 47,002
2018-07-14 10300 4538 15,535
2018-07-16 25250 10323 36,837
2018-07-17 27706 12889 41,742
2018-07-18 26205 11876 39,178
Total Votes 120164 53100 180,294


Several key races, especially in the state primary, have Rutherford County voters going to the polls in higher numbers.

NewsRadio WGNS' Bryan Barrett has more:

Rutherford County Election Administrator Alan Farley tells NewsRadio WGNS after the first three days of early voting, there has been a 10-percent increase in turnout in comparison to the August 2014 election. That was the last election there was a primary race for Governor on the ballot.

Early voting for the state primary and county general elections continues through July 28th.

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