Early Voting by the Numbers in Watauga and N.C.

Published Thursday, November 1, 2012 at 2:58 pm

By Jesse Wood

Nov. 1, 2012. 

Here’s how the 44,853 registered voters in Watauga County stack up*
  • Unaffiliated: 37 percent
  • Republicans: 33 percent
  • Democrats: 29 percent 

Here’s how the 6,621,631 registered voters in North Carolina stack up**

  • Democrats: 43 percent
  • Republicans: 31 percent
  • Unaffiliated: 26 percent 

*As of Oct. 30
**As of Nov. 1
Source: N.C. State Board of Elections


2012 Watauga Early-Voting Figures

* As of Nov. 1

Vote Totals: 11,778

Percent of Total Registered Voters: 26 Percent

  • Democrats: 35 percent
  • Republicans: 33 percent
  • Unaffiliated: 31 percent

Mailing Address of These Voters:

  • Boone: 71 percent
  • Vilas: 7 percent
  • Banner Elk: 5 percent
  • Zionville: 3 percent
  • Sugar Grove: 3 percent
  • Deep Gap: 3 percent
  • Todd: .7 percent

Gender:

  • Female: 54 percent
  • Male: 46 percent

Average Voter Age: 45 years old

Largest Voting Age Bloc:

  • 18 to 23 years old:  31 percent of all votes
*Source: Civitas Vote Tracker

2012 N.C. Early-Voting Figures

* As of Nov. 1

Vote Totals: 2,062,476

Percent of Total Registered Voters: 31 percent

  • Democrats: 48 percent
  • Republicans: 32 percent
  • Unaffiliated: 20 percent

Mailing Address of These Voters:

  • Mecklenburg: 10.26 percent
  • Wake: 10.07 percent
  • Guilford: 6.2 percent
  • Durham: 3.83 percent
  • Watauga: .58 percent
  • Ashe: .22 percent
  • Avery: .09 percent

Gender:

  • Female: 56 percent
  • Male: 43 percent 

Average Voter Age: 53 years old

Largest Voting Age Bloc:

  • 60 to 65 year olds: 14 percent

*Source: Civitas Vote Tracker

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