Tipton County’s early voting turnout for this election was 8,474, which is 34.9% lower than the early voting turnout during the 2018 midterm election.

This year’s local ballot has more at stake than four years ago, with four new candidates for mayor in Covington and two new candidates for mayor in Mason. Those elected tomorrow will lead the towns into development to prepare for Blue Oval City.

The turnout was 42.3% higher than in 2014, the last time Covington elected a new mayor.


Day-over-day, the highest turnout was Thursday, Nov. 3 with 943 people. The lowest was Oct. 22 with 275 people.

Statewide, early voting was down in every county with a cumulative 36% fewer ballots cast compared to 2018.

Tuesday is Election Day.

The polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. To find your voter status and/or polling location, see https://tnmap.tn.gov/voterlookup.

The Leader will post election results on its Facebook page as the Tipton County Election Commission begins reporting.

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