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Nearly 1,200 voted early in Tyrrell

The early voting total in Tyrrell County is 1,114 plus 78 absentee ballots that were returned, Emily Hodges, elections director, reported Monday.

This means that 51.8% of Tyrrell’s 2,300 registered voters made their political choices before Election Day, Nov. 3.

In the 2016 presidential election, 914 voted early plus 29 sent in absentee ballots, representing 38.1% of the 2,474 registered voters in Tyrrell.  Altogether 1,751 voters marked ballots that year for a 70.78% turnout rate.