Nearly 480K ballots cast through first 4 days early voting

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Nearly 480,000 Tennesseans have cast ballots through the first four days of early voting, up from the 388,000 who had gone to the polls through the same period four years ago.

The state’s early voting period began Wednesday and the state’s tally carries through the weekend. Early voting ends on Nov. 3.

Shelby County had the highest turnout with about 57,000 early votes, followed by 52,000 in Davidson, 40,000 in Knox and 24,000 in Williamson counties. Click here for early voting information for Davidson County.

Hancock County has seen the lowest turnout so far with just 251 ballots cast. Six other counties have seen had fewer than 500 voters: Lake, Perry, Moore, Clay and Bledsoe.