Record Early Vote
|Following the trend across the state and nation,
Loudon County set a new record for early voting for a presidential
primary election. At the end of the early vote period, 4631 Loudon
Countians had cast their votes. In comparison, in the 2004 presidential
primary a total vote of only 2586 and the 2000 presidential primary
toped at 3828. The trend in past elections has been about 50/50. Half
voting early and about the same number voting the day of the election. A
total of 320,929 voted early in Tennessee.
Even with record turn out, only about 15% of Loudon County registered voters have voted.
Loudon County voted about two to one republican