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Early voting ends
Houston County Courier - March 2008
By Daphne Hereford, Managing Editor

Early voting in the upcoming Tuesday, March 4 Primary Election ended on Friday, Feb. 29 with what officials are calling a large turnout. A total of 1,814 Houston County voters had cast their ballots through Thursday, Feb. 28.

According to Houston County Clerk Bridget Lamb, early voting began on Tuesday, Feb. 19 with 112 Republicans and 93 Democrats casting ballots.

The brisk trend continued on Wednesday, Feb. 20 with 120 Republicans and 65 Democrats making their way to the polls.

On Thursday, Feb. 21 a total of 98 Republicans and 58 Democrats voted.

A total of 116 Republicans and 64 Democrats voted on Friday, Feb. 22.

On Saturday, Feb 23 a total of 28 Republicans and 24 Democrats cast ballots.

Sunday, Feb. 24 found 21 Republicans and 27 Democrats making their way to the polls.
On Monday, Feb. 25 a total of 83 Republicans and 87 Democrats voted.

Tuesday, Feb. 26 saw 125 Republicans and 72 Democrats casting ballots.
On Wednesday, Feb. 27 a total of 69 Republicans and 70 Democrats made their way to the polls.

Thursday, Feb. 28 saw 141 Republicans and 110 Democrats voting.

As of press time Friday, totals for the last day of early voting were not available.
Voting at the temporary branch in Grapeland on Wednesday, Feb. 20 drew a total of 39 Republicans and 37 Democrats.

The temporary branch in Kennard on Thursday, Feb. 21 garnered 20 Republican and 9 Democrat voters.

The Lovelady temporary branch drew a combined total of 126 Republicans and Democrats on Friday, Feb. 22.


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