October 16, 2020
By: Dwayne Page
Over 1,400 people have cast ballots early in DeKalb County for the November 3 election.
A total of 268 voted Saturday including 247 in person and 21 by absentee. That brings the turnout for the first four days of early voting to 1,456.
Voting totals for the previous three days were as follows:
Wednesday, October 14- 528 cast ballots including 287 in person and 241 by absentee.
Thursday, October 15 – 320 voted including 303 in person and 17 absentees
Friday, October 16- 340 including 336 in person and 4 absentees
Early Voting is underway through October 29 in the first floor courtroom of the courthouse.
Early voting hours are as follows:
Mondays 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Tuesdays 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Wednesdays 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Thursdays 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. (except the last Thursday, Oct. 29 when the hours will be 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.)
Fridays 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (except the last Friday, October 23 when the hours will be 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.)
Saturdays 9 a.m. to Noon.
Also, safeguards will be in place to help protect both workers and voters during the COVID-19 pandemic.