Reflecting an early voting surge statewide, 16,058 Davidson County voters took to the polls during the county’s two-week early voting period in advance of Aug. 2, smashing figures from comparable elections.
“It’s more than we expected,” Davidson County Elections Administrator Albert Tieche said, adding that the 16,000-plus voters represent approximately 5 percent of the county’s electorate.
Early voting concluded Saturday.
Tieche said turnout in Davidson County for comparable August party primaries — which also includes Metro school board races — had been approximately 8 percent overall, of which 3 percent vote early. Click here to read the full article.