Denton County early vote total surpasses 2016 count

Denton County's early voter turnout results are in before the March 3 primary election. (Liesbeth Powers/Community Impact Newspaper)
Denton County's early voter turnout results are in before the March 3 primary election. (Liesbeth Powers/Community Impact Newspaper)

Denton County's early voter turnout results are in before the March 3 primary election. (Liesbeth Powers/Community Impact Newspaper)

A total of 75,038 Denton County voters participated in early voting ahead of the March 3 primary election, with 33,672 Democratic and 41,366 Republican ballots cast between Feb. 18 and 28.

Voter turnout increased by less than 1% from the 2016 presidential election. In 2016, 59,718 out of 429,934 registered voters cast ballots, while this year 75,038 out of 535,530 registered voters cast ballots.
By Emily Davis
Emily graduated from Sam Houston State University with a degree in multi-platform journalism and a minor in criminal justice in Spring 2018. During her studies, Emily worked as an editor and reporter at The Houstonian, SHSU's local newspaper. Upon graduation, she began an editorial internship at Community Impact Newspaper in DFW, where she was then hired as Community Impact's first McKinney reporter in August 2018.


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