14 percent of Cobb's registered voters have already cast their ballots

With a week left of early voting, 14 percent of registered voters in Cobb County have already cast their ballots, according to preliminary numbers from the county elections office.

Saturday's 3,491 in-person votes brought the total to 46,507 and an additional 14,080 mail-in votes.

That means a grand total of 60,587 people have voted since in-person early voting started in metro Atlanta on Oct. 17.

Coming into the weekend, there had been 51,645 ballots cast.

By this point of early voting in 2012, 9 percent of the registered voters had cast ballots. In 2012, it was 13 percent, according to the elections office.

Cobb County residents stand in a long line to vote Saturday at the Cobb County Civic Center In Marietta, GA, October 29, 2016. At least 2000 people were expected to participate in the early voting there Saturday. STEVE SCHAEFER / SPECIAL TO THE AJC

Credit: Steve Schaefer

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Credit: Steve Schaefer

About 3,700 people cast ballots the first day of early voting alone.

For the 86 percent of Cobb's voters who haven't made it to the polls yet, check out this new tool to monitor election wait times in the county.

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