Luna County Clerk Karen Smyer said 34% – or 3,670 registered voters – had taken advantage of early and absentee voting by the time the polls closed Saturday.Luna County has 12,612 registered voters.
Smyer said the count was down from 2008 – the last presidential election – when Luna County saw a total voter turnout of 68%, 41% of those voting early or absentee.
Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday for voters who did not vote early or absentee.
And we encourage you to tune in Tuesday evening. We’ll be broadcasting election results on KDEM-FM-94.3 and KOTS-AM-1230 as soon as they are made available to us.
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Representative Dona Irwin and Tamara Hurt, CPA.