Early voting turnout tops 600,000 voters

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Turnout Tops 600,000 Voters

For Immediate Release from the Tennessee Secretary of State:

October 24, 2012 Early voting in Tennessee continues to be strong the first six days. A total of 113,342 voters cast their ballots Tuesday, bringing the overall total to 604,918 leading into Wednesday, the halfway point of the early voting period."Counties around the state are reporting strong turnout," said Secretary of State Tre Hargett. "Even though the early voting numbers are high, the lines at polling places are moving quickly compared to Election Day."Early voting will continue through Thursday, November 1. Voters with questions regarding the locations and hours of early voting are encouraged to contact their local election commission offices.