Early Voting Ends Saturday; Numbers Up

Early voting ends Saturday, and election officials are reporting a 10 percent increase from 2010. Secretary of State figures show that 33,877 more Tennesseans had voted during the first 10 days of early voting than in 2010, the last non-presidential election. Some counties, including Hamilton, Henry and Putnam, have seen more than a 50 percent rise, while others have seen a drop off. Shelby County, for instance, is down more than 10 percent from 2010. Overall, 461,692 Tennesseans had voted through Thursday, with Republicans holding more than a 2 to 1 advantage. Learn more about early voting locations and the upcoming elections.