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Early-voting turnout highest since 2007 Memphis elections but not by much

By , Daily Memphian Updated: September 29, 2019 8:42 PM CT | Published: September 28, 2019 6:27 PM CT
<strong>Olamide Tom, 8, reacts as Emmanuel Tom lets her push the button to register his vote on the last day of early voting at Abundant Grace Fellowship Church on Saturday, Sept. 28. Election day is Thursday, Oct. 3.</strong> (Jim Weber/Daily Memphian)

Olamide Tom, 8, reacts as Emmanuel Tom lets her push the button to register his vote on the last day of early voting at Abundant Grace Fellowship Church on Saturday, Sept. 28. Election day is Thursday, Oct. 3. (Jim Weber/Daily Memphian)

The 6,258 early voters Saturday followed a Friday surge of 7,196 that pushed the total turnout for the 14-day period to 361 more than in city elections four years ago. 

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2019 Memphis Elections early voting
Bill Dries

Bill Dries

Bill Dries covers city government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.


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