Over 21,000 Vote Early In Hamilton County; GOP Ballots Outnumber Democratic Almost 3-1

Saturday, August 2, 2014

There were 21,034 who voted early in Hamilton County.

The total is far ahead of the 16,272 for early voting four years ago.

Saturday was the final day of early voting at four local sites.

Election day is next Thursday.

There were 5,504 who asked for Democratic ballots and 15,284 who got Republican ballots.

Here are totals for Saturday and for the individual sites:

ABSENTEE/BY MAIL
Ballot Type - D 115
Ballot Type - G 89
Ballot Type - R 276
Location Totals 480

BRAINERD REC CTR
Ballot Type - D 2,277
Ballot Type - G 15
Ballot Type - R 1,650
Location Totals 3,942

ELECTION COMMISSION
Ballot Type - D 1,729
Ballot Type - G 56
Ballot Type - R 3,926
Location Totals 5,711

EAST WOOD CHURCH
Ballot Type - D 291
Ballot Type - G 8
Ballot Type - R 3,065
Location Totals 3,364

NORTHGATE
Ballot Type - D 1,092
Ballot Type - G 78
Ballot Type - R 6,367
Location Totals 7


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