More than 2,000 cast early ballots

More than 2,000 Howard County voters cast early ballots for Tuesday’s primary elections, officials said.By the end of early voting Friday, 2,015 people — 12.18 percent of the county’s registered voters — had cast ballots, County Elections Administrator Saundra Bloom said. That figure included 319 mail-in ballots.For more of this story, read Sunday's edition of the Herald.