May 8, 2012
More than 4,100 ballots for Tuesday’s primary election have already been cast by early voters in the Eastern Panhandle, according to Secretary of State Natalie E. Tennant’s office.
As of Monday, 2,357 people voted in Berkeley County, more Republicans (1,122) than Democrats (956). Another 273 residents with no political party affiliation also voted.
More registered Democrats (658) voted early in Jefferson County than Republicans (439) and another 185 voters with no party affiliation cast ballots, according to Tennant’s office.
In Morgan County, 295 Republicans, 145 Democrat and 73 with no party affiliation cast ballots.
The figures released Monday also include absentee ballots that have been returned by voters, according to Tennant’s office.
— Matthew Umstead
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