A total of 81 have cast ballots during first two days of early voting

February 14, 2020
By: Dwayne Page

A total of 47 people cast ballots on the second day of early voting Thursday, February 13 for the March 3 primaries.

That brings the two day total to 81.

Administrator of Elections Dennis Stanley said that of the 47 people who voted Thursday in person, 31 cast ballots in the Republican Primary and 16 in the Democratic Primary.

On Wednesday 34 people voted including 12 absentees and 22 in person. Eighteen voted in the Democratic Primary and 16 in the Republican Primary.

For the two days combined, 81 have cast ballots including 47 in the Republican and 34 in the Democratic Primaries.

Voters in both parties are selecting their preferences for US President. Republicans are choosing the GOP nominee for Criminal Court Judge Part II in the 13th Judicial District, and the DeKalb County Democratic primary is being held where local Democrats are selecting nominees for Assessor of Property and Constable in 6 of the 7 districts.

Early Voting runs through February 25 (with no voting on February 17, President’s Day). All early voting will be conducted at the DeKalb County Courthouse in Smithville. Early voting hours (available at www.dekalbelections.com) are: Mondays 1-5; Tuesdays 9-1; Wednesdays 9-1; Thursdays 2-6; Fridays 9-1; and Saturdays 9-Noon.