ALTON - Alton community activist Abe Lee Barham visited polls in his community today and provided a report around 2:15 p.m. Tuesday on some early voter turnout totals.
This was what he reported from different Alton precinct voting:
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The Bridge - 147 and 163 (two polling places within one location)
Brown - 162
Oakwood of Living God - 181
Alton Acres - 112
City Hall - 143, 169 (two polling places within one location)
Calvary Baptist - 107
Seniors Services - 174 and 127 (two polling places at one location)
Scott Bibb - 80
Messiah Lutheran - 159, 160, and 120 (three polling places at one location)
Public Works - 53
“The turnout is better than I thought it would be,” Barham said. “My goal was just to encourage people to vote and for everyone to use their constitutional right.”