Early voting turnout steady
STEVENSVILLE — Voter turnout has been reported steady around the county. By the end of the day Wednesday, Oct. 31, 6,553 people in Queen Anne’s County had cast their ballots during early voting, according to the Maryland State Board of Elections. That amounts to
18.38 percent of the county’s
35,648 eligible actives, the second highest turnout in the state. Only Talbot County saw a higher early voting turnout with 24.5 percent of its registered voters casting their ballots so far.
Queen Anne’s numbers break down as follows: 3,427 Republican; 2,303 Democrat; 2 Green; 25 Libertarian; 765 unaffiliated; and 31 other.
Early voting began Oct. 25 and was to continue through Thursday, Nov. 1, after press time.
On Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 6, polls will be open 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Voters will cast their ballots in their home precincts.
On right, Centreville polling station Election Judges Laneann Vanderlinden and Paige Kingsbury help voters Tuesday afternoon, October 30, by providing them their paper ballots and explaining how to mark them. The Centreville location had a steady stream of registered voters that day.
Centreville Early Voting polling station Chief Election Judge Tanesha Ryans, left, stands with Scanner Judge Douglas L. Cox, Tuesday afternoon, Oct. 30. Early voting was busy all day, they said.
From the left, Centreville polling station Judges Jinny Guy, Denise Chapman-toth and Laneann Vanderlinden check in registered voters as they arrive Tuesday afternoon, Oct. 30. The Centreville location was busy that day.