Early voting for the Nov. 6 general election, to date, has drawn a total of 5,778 voters in Saline County.
On Wednesday, 1, 917 voters cast their ballots at the three early voting sites. This included 986 in Benton, 514 in Bryant and 417 in the Lonsdale area.
On the first day, a total of 1,860 Saline County residents voted in the initial opportunity to cast ballots in advance of Election Day and 2,001 voted on the second day.
The early voting sites in this county are: the county voting facility in Benton ("Vote Here" building adjacent to the Saline County Annex); First Pentecostal Church on Arkansas 5 in Bryant; and Summit Bank on Arkansas 5 in the Lonsdale area, across from the East Gate entrance to Hot Springs Village.
Early voting hours in Benton are: 8 a.m. till 6 p.m. Monday-Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays. On Monday, Nov. 5, the final day for early voting, only the Benton site will be open between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.
The hours for early voting at First Pentecostal and Summit Bank are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays. Neither location will be open on Nov. 5.