Watauga Sees More Than 8,000 Early Voters So Far (2018-10-29 15:04:48)

Watauga County is on pace for its biggest ever voter turnout for the midterm elections.

The Watauga Democrat reports that at the halfway point of the early-voting period, more than 8,000 people had voted.

According to the report, that is unusually high in comparison to past midterm elections.

In the 2014 election, there were about 8,000 total early voters.

Watauga County early voting will continue from October 29th to November 2nd from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., as well as on November 3rd from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The six available early-voting sites include the Commissioners Board Room in the Watauga County Administration Building, the Blue Ridge Ballroom in the Appalachian State University Plemmons Student Union, Blowing Rock Town Hall, Deep Gap Fire Department, Meat Camp Fire Department and the Western Watauga Community Center.

Election Day is Tuesday, November 6th, with precinct voting locations open from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

To view a sample ballot, visit online at