With hours to go on just the third day of early voting Sunday, the North Carolina State Board of Elections said Craven County’s voter turnout has already reached 17.86 percent.

The state reported that 12,935 ballots have been case in Craven County, including 6,182 mail-in ballots and 6,753 one-stop ballots.

General Election 2020 is one of the most hotly contested presidential elections in generations. In addition, there are several important races down ballot, including governor right on through Craven County School Board.

The line wrapped around the Craven County Administration Building where the Craven County Board of Elections offices are located on Thursday, when early voting started, Friday, and Sunday (the polls were closed on Saturday).

Voting resumes on Monday at 8 a.m. One-stop voting (also called early voting) will be 8 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, for the next two weeks, plus 8 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24 and Oct. 31, the last day of early voting.

Early voting locations are:

  • New Bern: Board of Elections, 406 Craven St.
  • New Bern: Berne Square, 2684 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
  • Cove City: Cove City Fire Department, 425 S. Main St.
  • Vanceboro: Vanceboro Fire Department, 375 N.C. Hwy. 43
  • Havelock: New Beginnings Ministry of Faith, 30 Park Lane

General Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 3, from 6:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m.

Crowds lined up on the sidewalk outside the Craven County Administration Building on Thursday, the first day of early voting. Randy Foster/New Bern Post photo

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