Region 8 Voters Taking Advantage of Early Voting Opportunity

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - Voters in Craighead County are taking advantage of early voting opportunities in large numbers.

According to a spokeswoman with the county clerk's office, Craighead County is averaging more than 1,000 voters per day since early voting began on Monday.  The spokesperson said 1,067 turned out to vote on Monday, compared to 1,082 on Tuesday and 1,069 on Wednesday.

In Greene County, 1,719 residents had turned out to vote so far as of this morning.  Numbers are much lighter in Poinsett County, where, as of this morning, only 265 residents had voted.