Early voting turnout exceeds 40,000

MURFREESBORO — Rutherford County’s mid-point early voting turnout of 40,835 by Wednesday for the Nov. 8 presidential election surpassed the previous high of 29,639 in 2008, an election official said.

“We continue to see a record number voters each day,” Alan Farley said Wednesday night a couple of hours after polls closed. “This makes our target of 80,000 plus votes cast early highly probable.”

Early voting will continue daily for eight more days except Sunday through Nov. 3.

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source: http://www.dnj.com/story/news/2016/10/27/early-voting-turnout-exceeds-40000/92822676/