Unicoi, Sullivan Co. in top 10 for early voter turnout so far


Two Northeast Tennessee counties are among the top ten in the state for early voter turnout so far. 

During the first eight days of early voting, Unicoi County had 26.4% turnout, sixth-highest in the state based on percentage. Sullivan County experienced 23.09% turnout, tenth-highest in the state.

That is according to data from the Tennessee Secretary of State. 

In Sullivan, 21,684 votes were cast while 2,749 were cast in Unicoi. Based on total votes cast, Sullivan County is sixth highest in the state.

Greene County, however, had one of the lowest turnout rates in the state at just 13.42%.

While fewer early votes have been cast so far compared to the 2016 election, all Tennessee counties have reported higher turnouts than 2014. 

Early voting in Tennessee will continue through Thursday, November 1. Election Day is November 6. 

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