mark goins http://wmot.org en Tennesseans Take to Early Voting Option http://wmot.org/post/tennesseans-take-early-voting-option <p>CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) &mdash; Early voting is gaining popularity in Tennessee.</p><p>Tennessee Election Commission Coordinator of Elections Mark Goins&nbsp;&nbsp;says this year&#39;s early voting turnout is on track to surpass the last two comparable August elections.</p><p>Goins says early voting started in 1994 and has become more popular every year.&nbsp; Voters clearly like early voting, and Goins says the option also reduces the strain on state resources.</p> Mon, 23 Jul 2012 16:37:43 +0000 Mike Osborne 13519 at http://wmot.org