40 percent of voters participate
Forty percent of Catawba County’s registered voters made their way to the polls Tuesday.
For a non-presidential election, Board of Election officials said during the early voting period, this election is going well.
From 103,003 registered county voters, 41,686 residents voted Tuesday.
The largest amount of votes, ranging from 40-50 percent, came from the Lake Norman, Sherrills Ford, Balls Creek, East Maiden, South Newton, West Newton, Conover East, Claremont, Startown, Mountain View, Banoak, Oakland Heights, Viewmont, Falling Creek and St. Stephens precincts.
The least amount of votes came from precincts in Long View, Greenmont and Sweetwater areas. Those precincts averaged from 20-30 percent of voter participating in Tuesday’s election.