Early and absentee voting totals for Thursday’s election surpassed the Aug. 3, 2006, and Aug. 5, 2010, elections.
“Hopefully it’s an indication that there’s a strong interest in some of the races,” Roane County Administrator of Elections Charles Holiway said.
The early and absentee voting total in 2006 was 6,790. In 2010, the number was 6,096.
Early and absentee voting for Thursday’s election totaled 7,313.