Unofficial general election results
November 6, 2020
A whopping ninety-four percent of the 926 registered voters in Carter County cast ballots in the 2020 Federal General Election. That number is up substantially from a 78 percent voter turnout in 2018 and 84 percent in 2016. Precinct 3, which includes Hammond and Boyes, had the best percentage at 97.6.
Even with a high voter turnout, election officials were able to have full, unofficial results prior to 10 p.m. on election night. Ballots were counted quickly as the county used a hand-fed ballot scanning device for the first time.
Of local interest, Tracey Walker-who ran unopposed-received...