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Voter turnout could be up

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According to the Secretary of State’s office, 50.4 percent of registered voters statewide and 48.3 percent of registered voters in Lincoln Parish cast their votes in the 2003 gubernatorial primary election.

Stone said typically less than 50 percent of registered voters cast votes in gubernatorial elections.

“If we do 50 percent that would be good,” Stone said. “Our early voter turnout was similar to the 2003 governor’s race.”

Voters must bring a picture ID to vote.

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