October 28, 2020 by Michael Anzalone
Early Voting Tops 74 Million! #YourVoteCounts
More than a third of registered voters have already voted in this year’s election
Pre-Election Day voting is skyrocketing nationwide amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, and states are reporting record-breaking turnout as voters are energized to vote by mail or early in person before November. As of Wednesday afternoon, over 35% of registered voters have cast ballots ahead of the Nov 3 election day. Early estimates indicate that voter turnout could reach 150 mil+.
Notable stats include:
- Montana, Washington, and the state of Colorado maintain the highest early voting turnout
- In an additional 13 states, at least 40% of registered voters have also cast ballots.
- Besides Colorado — North Carolina (roughly 50%), Texas and Florida (both 48%) are seeing the highest turnout as a share of registered voters so far