And We Are Off! Across Monroe County, close to 8,000 voters have cast an early ballot over this past weekend. Early voting in Monroe County stretches for nine days across 14 locations. Election leaders say early voting got off to a great start, and are expecting a higher percentage of voters for the governor’s race. “This year for the gubernatorial election people are excited and invigorated. I think it’s going to be high 60% or 70%, which is still fantastic,” Monroe County Republican BOE Commissioner, Lisa Nicolay said. “There are always normal challenges that we go through, but I would say things are going pretty smooth,” Monroe County Democratic BOE Commissioner, Jackie Ortiz said. Click Here To Read More.