Pitt County early voting turnout nearing 1,000 ballots cast

PITT COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) - Tuesday marks the fifth day of early voting for municipal elections in one Eastern Carolina county and turnout numbers are expected to continue increasing.

According to turnout information from the Pitt County Board of Elections, 962 people have voted after four days of early voting for the municipal elections this year. That's about 200 fewer people after four days from the 2017 municipal election.

Residents across the county are voting for several town or city positions, including the mayor of Greenville.

The one-stop early voting site is open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and ends November 1st. Election Day is November 5th.