Nearly 3,000 people have early voted in Floyd County for this November’s presidential election. According to officials with the Board of Elections, though Wednesday, 2,931 Floyd County residents have cast their ballots.
Early voting can be done on the second floor of the County Administration Building, 12 E. Fourth Ave., and at Garden Lakes Baptist Church, 2200 Redmond Circle, through Nov. 4.
A third early voting site will open for the week of Oct. 31 at the Rome Civic Center on Jackson Hill.
All precincts will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Election Day.
In comparison, less tthan 8,000 citizens in Floyd County voted in total for last May’s primary.
According to Floyd County Election Supervisor Willie Greene, 1,056 people in the county went to vote early on Monday.
Green stated that 729 people voted in the Floyd County Administrative building downtown while 327 went to the new polling place at Garden Lakes Baptist Church.
A third site at the Rome Civic Center on Jackson Hill will open Oct. 31.
The three locations will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays through Nov. 4. The Floyd County Administration Building also will be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct 29-30.
For this November’s election Floyd County has 44,657 voters that are eligible to decide several local races, as well as the next President of the United States.