Montague County early vote breaks record, nears 6,000

At 1 p.m. Wednesday Montague County broke the 2012 early voting record and with one day left marching toward nearly 6,000 early voters.
Brandi Shipman, county elections administrator, said as of 3:13 p.m. on Friday, the last day of early voting, there were 5,786 early votes cast or 43.48 percent. She anticipates they would end the week with almost 6,000 if the daily averages continued.

Read the full story on the final week of early voting and plans for Tuesday general election day in the weekend News.