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More than one fourth of Rockdale voters participate in early voting
Total turnout estimated at 70 percent
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The Rockdale County Board of Elections and Registration reported that 12,567 voters, or 26.22 percent of active registered voters in the county, have already cast their ballots for tomorrow's election.

Out of those early voters, 11,467 voted in person and 1,100 voted by mail absentee ballot. The district with the highest percentage of voters participating in early voting was the St. Pius district, with 35.36 percent, and the lowest early voting participating was also the largest district, Olde Town, with 17.7 percent.

The number of registered active voters remaining in the county is 35,368.

The total voter turnout was revised in light of the early voting numbers from 68 percent turnout to 70 percent turnout, according to Elections Supervisor Cynthia Welch. She estimates about 20,000 people will come to the polls tomorrow.

Voters will need to go to their local polling stations on Nov. 2 to vote. Voters should bring one of six forms of acceptable identifications. The six forms are a Georgia driver's license (even if expired or suspended) a valid state or federal government photo ID, a valid U.S. Passport with photo, a valid government employee photo ID, a valid U.S. Military photo ID or a tribal photo ID. Anyone with additional questions about Georgia's photo ID requirements can visit or call toll free (877) 725-9797.

For more information, call 770-278-7333.

Students are also off in Rockdale County Public School for Nov. 2, which is a staff development day.