Election day voter turnout appears to be low, early voting up

Lincoln County Election Commission poll workers l-r, Judy Pittenger, Susan Arrick, Cindy Howell and Pattie Jackson anxiously await voters.

While early voting was up in Lincoln County with 2,864 early ballots cast, election day itself, thus far, seems to highlighted by low voter turnout. At around 2 p.m. there was only one voter and no candidates campaigning at the National Guard Armory precinct.