It’s official. More people have voted in the days leading up to the Nov. 4 general election than did for the entire voting period in the Aug. 26 primary. 18463 voters have cast their ballots as of 8:30 p.m. Oct. 31, marking turnout at 14.83 percent so far.
Earlier in the year 18,207 voters turned out at the Aug. 26 primary. In the last non-presidential general election more than 50,000 voters turned out in Santa Rosa County. There are currently 124,433 registered voters in Santa Rosa County.
Voters in the Navarre Beach precinct 38 have the highest voter turnout rate at 21.85 percent while precinct 34, Hidden Creek, has the highest total voters at 1677. 12,433 registered republicans, 3,735 registered democrats and 2,295 “others” have cast their votes thus far.
Voters will have the opportunity to vote from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. today and Saturday. Early voting will then close and voters will have to wait until election day Tuesday, Nov. 4.
Early voting and absentee voting results will be posted at 7 p.m. Nov. 4 when polls close with county-wide results coming in as processed afterward.
Click this link to find your polling location: http://www.votesantarosa.com/Where-Do-I-Vote.aspx