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7,000+ Early Vote in General Election During First Week of Early Voting in Watauga County

By Jesse Wood

So far, 7,301 people have voted early as of the closing of polls on Thursday evening, according to figures provided by the Watauga County Board of Elections office.

While early voting began on Oct. 20 at the Watauga County Administration Building on King Street, five other one-stop sites opened on Thursday for the remainder of early voting, which concludes on Saturday, Nov. 5 at 1 p.m.

See totals per voting site as of Thursday closing below:

Total: 7,301

  • Watauga County Admin Building: 5,120
  • Plemmons Student Union at App State: 1,297
  • Blowing Rock: 297
  • Western Watauga: 260
  • Meat Camp: 133
  • Deep Gap: 194

NCVoteTracker.com, a project of the Civitas Institute, provides data about those who have casted their ballots so far in the 2016 general election.

NCVoteTracker.com, which was last updated on Friday morning, notes that 7,827 people have voted and this includes mail-in ballots for Watauga County.

Below are some pertinent bar graphs from NCVoteTracker.com for WATAUGA COUNTY:


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