With only a few days left in early voting, more Boone County voters have cast ballots than in the primary election in 2020.
Records show 1,956 people had voted early by about 1 p.m. Thursday. That’s just under 8% of registered voters in the county. About 92% of those voters chose the Republican primary ballot.
Just over 1,800 people voted early in the 2020 primary, while 2,126 people voted early in the 2018 primary.
Older voters still make up the lion’s share of votes cast. As of Thursday, voters ages:
• 18-24 cast about 2% of votes;
• 25-34 cast about 3%;
• 35-44 cast about 7%;
• 45-54 cast about 11%;
• 55-64 cast about 18%;
• 65-74 cast about 33%.
• 75 and up cast about 25%.
Early voting in Boone County is being held in the Election Center at the corner of West Central Avenue and South Cherry Street in Harrison. Early voting continues Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Early voting ends Monday with hours from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday is Election Day when polls will be open from 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
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