"It isn't just Whiteville," elections director Carla Strickland said Friday.
"It's across the board.
Polls will still be open on election day at municipal polling places, but Strickland
urged voters to take advantage of the early option.
"You never know if something might happen to prevent you getting to the polls on time," she
"This is faster and easier, and it's easier to resolve any issues with registration changes."
Unregistered voters can cast a ballot in their town elections if they take part in the early voting, Strickland
Late registrants may not cast a regular ballot at their respective municipal polling places.
The increasing turnout was a welcome sight, Strickland
"By law we have to print a ballot for every registered voter in every town or city," she