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By Joe Thomas
Ledger Editor 

General Election absentees increase

Heavy turnout is expected in Escambia County (Ala.) for Tuesday


November 1, 2018

If absentee voting is any indication, Escambia County (Ala.) should have a heavy voter turnout for Tuesday's General Election with Circuit Clerk John Robert Fountain saying the number could top 500.

As of Tuesday morning, Fountain said he had sent out 401 applications and has seen a steady stream of absentee voters.

He said in the presidential election year the number of absentees can reach close to 1,000. When there's a governor's race, such as this year, the number is normally around 250 to 300.

“We should have a good turnout Nov. 6 compared to past elections,” Fountain said. “We ga...

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