We believe that early voters who cast a ballot on the first day are among the most enthusiastic participants in the election process.
That a record number of them turned out to vote on Saturday indicates good things for this election season in Douglas County, anyway. More than 1,600 people voted early on Saturday, topping the numbers for both 2008 and 2010.
With participation in the low 90s in both of the last presidential elections, no one can say Douglas County residents are apathetic.
If anything they are eager to participate in the political process, to the point where the …