On the Ground
Tell us about your voting experience in ZIP codes 30114 and 30115.
Editor's note: Throughout the day, we'll provide Super Tuesday observations from the perspective of voters and elections officials in Canton-Sixes Patch.
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9:22 p.m. In Cherokee, Newt Gingrich won the Republican presidential preference primary with 50.49 percent of the vote, according to the Cherokee Elections office. About 27.63 percent of the county's registered voters cast a ballot.
Here's how the other candidates fared:
- Mitt Romney: 23.33 percent
- Rick Santorum: 18.56 percent
- Ron Paul: 7.09 percent
3 p.m. Cherokee County has had approximately 14,000 voters come out to the polls, Cherokee Elections Supervisor Janet Munda said. There are 136,000 registered active and inactive voters in the county.
2:17 p.m. @PatchPolitics Sixes ES is a lot more accessible right now, but the car line is growing here, too!
2:15 p.m. @PatchPolitics Don't vote at Liberty ES right now. Car line leading to school is long.
10:04 a.m. As of 10:04 a.m., 91 people had passed through First Baptist Canton to cast their ballot in today's presidential preference primary. That doesn't include people who took advantage of early voting. "It's going well," precinct manager Dee Thigpen said. "Better than expected. We have been quite steady this morning."
A little less than 4,000 registered voters are assigned to First Baptist Canton. "We're getting there," Thigpen said.