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Turnout Slips in Potter, Randall on Third Day of Early Voting

Turnout was down in the Amarillo area on the third day of early voting, as Amarillo voters head to the polls to make decisions for the May 4th election.

In Potter County, turnout was down from the previous day, bringing in 345 voters. This marked the second lowest of the three days of early voting so far, with Thursday numbers not yet available. 376 mail-in ballots have also been cast over the course of early voting, thus far.

In Randall County, turnout fell to 655 votes cast, also landing as the middle of the first three days of early voting. A little over 40 of the cast votes came from Canyon polling places on the third day, marking the lion’s share of the turnout from the Amarillo area. Around 970 mail-in ballots have also been cast so far in the county, with less than 1,000 still outstanding.

Overall, a little over 1,800 votes have been cast in both counties so far, without counting mail-in ballots.

Early voting will run through April 30. Election day is May 4.

Photo by Politico

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