• 61°

With two days left, voting totals already top 2013

Rowan County municipal voters are already turning out in large numbers to participate in the 2015 elections.

In fact, Salisbury has already topped its early voting total for the 2013 race.

As of 5 p.m. on Friday, a total of 736 voters had cast ballots in Salisbury’s city council race. With all races combined, more than 850 people have cast ballots during early voting.

In 2013, a total of 654 people participated in early voting for Salisbury’s city council race. During the same year, of 811 people participated in early voting for all municipal races.

There’s still time to add to this year’s tally. Today and Saturday are the final two early voting days before Tuesday — election day.

Polls open at 8 a.m. today and close at 5 p.m. Polls open Saturday at 8 a.m. and close at 1 p.m. All early voting takes place at the Rowan Public Library Headquarters — 201 West Fisher Street in Salisbury.

Same-day registration is allowed during the early voting period. It will not be allowed on election day.

Rowan residents, who live outside of a city, cannot participate in 2015’s elections.

Other than Salisbury, the only races to reach double digit totals include East Spencer, Landis and Spencer.

Early voting totals for all municipal races are included below. Numbers for the Kannapolis City Council race only reflect Rowan voters.

• China Grove — six total votes cast during early voting

• Cleveland — three votes cast

• Faith — zero votes cast

• Granite Quarry — nine votes cast

• East Spencer — 15 votes cast

• Kannapolis — six votes cast

• Landis — 13 votes cast

• Rockwell — two votes cast

• Salisbury — 736 votes cast

• Spencer — 64 votes cast

For more information about early voting, contact the Rowan County Board of Elections at 704-216-8140.

Contact reporter Josh Bergeron at 704-797-4246.

 

Comments

Crime

Man faces drug charges after breaking and entering call

Lifestyle

Waterworks schedules 2021 Summer ARTventures

Crime

Blotter: Man faces drug charges after being found passed out in vehicle

Ask Us

Ask Us: What programs exist for litter cleanup?

Business

County begins accepting restaurant grant applications

Crime

Blotter: Salisbury man charged with nine more felony sex offenses

Nation/World

Biden team readies wider economic package after virus relief

Nation/World

Spacewalking astronauts prep station for new solar wings

Nation/World

Cuomo sorry for remarks aide ‘misinterpreted’ as harassment

Nation/World

Trump calls for GOP unity, repeats lies about election loss

Education

Rowan County administers 700 vaccines, with majority going to local educators

Crime

Shoplifting at Walmart presents challenge for Salisbury police

Local

Commissioners will hear details about changes to solar energy policies

Business

After overcoming obstacles, local barber Daniel King earns registered status

Lifestyle

39th annual K12 student exhibitions go virtual

Business

Biz Roundup: Chamber of Commerce to host ‘Salute to Agri-Business’ at March Power in Partnership

Local

Local legislators back bills ranging from new restrictions on sex offenders to Holocaust education

News

After surviving COVID-19 scare, Lois Willard set to celebrate 100th birthday

High School

Carson rolls over South 41-0 as about 600 allowed in to see season opener for both

Education

East Spencer after-school program looks toward opening, nonprofit status

Lifestyle

Frank Ramsey inducted into the NC Military Veterans Hall of Fame

College

Livingstone’s Stoutamire inducted into 2021 CIAA Hall of Fame

Nation/World

J&J’s 1-dose shot cleared, giving US 3rd COVID-19 vaccine

Coronavirus

13 deaths reported in Rowan, county stresses need to receive second dose