Early voting ends Nov. 1, and this weekend is the last weekend to cast ballots early at local polling stations for the Nov. 6 election.
Tennessee officials said voters continued their strong early turnout Wednesday, with more than 100,000 voters again casting ballots. As of Wednesday, more than 700,000 voters had already cast their ballots in seven days.
“I am pleased with the turnout we have seen during this first week of early voting,” Secretary of State Tre Hargett said. “I expect turnout to remain strong as we approach the end of early voting next week.”
In Oak Ridge, members of the Oak Ridge Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. voted early.
“We wanted to demonstrate the importance of voting, especially early voting by ‘strolling to the polls,'” chapter member Arnetha Johnson said.
In Anderson County, early voting hours are from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays.
Anderson County voters can cast ballots at the Clinton Community Center at 101 Hicks St. in Clinton, Midtown Community Center at 102 Robertsville Road in Oak Ridge, and North Anderson County Government Office at 3310 Andersonville Highway in Norris.
For more information about early voting in Anderson County, visit the Anderson County Election Commission website.
In Roane County, early voting hours are from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays.
Early voting locations in Roane County are Rockwood Community Center at 710 N. Chamberlain Ave. in Rockwood, Harriman Community Center at 631 Clinch St. in Harriman, and Roane County Courthouse at 200 E. Race St., Suite 8 in Kingston, and First Christian Church at 100 Gum Hollow Road in Oak Ridge.
For more information about early voting in Roane County, visit the Roane County Election Commission website.