Early voting in Statesville elections ends Saturday at 1 p.m.
FROM STAFF REPORTS
Early voting in the Statesville municipal elections ends Saturday, Oct. 7, at 1 p.m.
Ballots are being cast for mayor, two at-large seats on the Statesville City Council and representatives for Wards 2, 3 and 5. All registered voters can cast votes in the mayoral and at-large races. Only residents of Wards 2, 3 and 5 vote in those contests.
Early voting is held at the Iredell County Board of Elections Office, 203 Stockton Street, Statesville. The office opens at 8 a.m.
Through Friday morning, 1,230 ballots had been cast. There are more than 16,000 registered voters in the city.
Voter turnout has been the highest in Ward 1 (287 votes cast), Ward 4 (277 votes cast) and Ward 5 (265 votes cast). Turnout has been lighter in Ward 3 (102 votes cast) and Ward 6 (104 votes cast).
In most of the wards, turnout is nearly double what it was in 2013 early voting.
Tuesday, Oct. 10, is Election Day. Only registered voters who live in the City of Statesville can vote. All ballots are cast at precincts around the city. Polls will be open from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Not registered to vote?
Today is your last chance to register and vote. State law allows you to register and vote on the same day during early voting. You can register and vote at the Elections Office. The entire process takes less than 15 minutes.
Call the Iredell County Board of Elections Office at 704-878-3140.