Oct. 18, 2012. Early voting started today across the state, and more than 60 people have walked into the voter booths in Avery County this morning as of 10:45 a.m.
According to Civitas Vote Tracker, 141 ballots were cast, so far, during the early portion of the absentee mail-in period which ends on Oct. 30. Of those 141 ballots, nearly 79 percent were Republicans with 111 votes. Democrat-registered voters accounted for 16 votes and unaffiliated-registered voters accounted for 14 votes.
One-Stop Voting Locations/Times in Avery County
Avery County Courthouse in Newland
Oct. 18 to Nov. 2 – Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Last Day of Early Voting: Saturday, Nov. 3 – 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
For more information, call the Avery County Board of Elections at 828-733-8282.