Early voting is usually brisk for a general election and it was no exception for the Oct. 12 election. According to the daily report issued by Registrar of Voters Kathrin Holden, 1,074 people voted Saturday and Monday.
Here’s the breakdown:
552 whites; 429 blacks and 32 other race
500 males, 574 females
521 Democrats, 354 Republicans, 199 other party
1,022 in person, 52 absentee
Early voting continues through Saturday, Oct. 5 from 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. each day in the Registrar of Voters office on first floor of the Natchitoches Parish Courthouse. Present a photo ID.
As of Sunday morning 77,059 people voted Saturday, statewide, according to the Secretary of State.
It’s the second highest first day in history. In the November 2016 presidential contest, 87,066 voted the first day.