County offers options for voters casting mail ballots

County offers options for voters casting mail ballots

County offers options for voters casting mail ballots

What's unclear is whether the increased turnout of early voting is representative of an increased turnout overall from 2014 or whether voters who voted in 2014 are just choosing to vote earlier.

That's about half a million more than the number of those who voted early in the last midterm election, according to the North Carolina State Board of Elections.

The voter turnout for November 2016 was 72 percent, while the turnout in November 2014 was 48 percent.

Tuesday, November 6: General Election Day, polls are open 6 a.m.to 8 p.m.

When early voting started strong two weeks ago, Stewart said she and the election commissioners expected the numbers to taper off.

Bracken County Clerk Rae Jean Poe is a tad bit more optimistic, estimating 50 percent of the county's 6,579 voters will go to the polls.

The City of Lansing implemented new election equipment in August 2017 and voters must now completely darken the oval opposite each choice on the ballot.

In Texas, the popularity of Beto O'Rourke, the democratic candidate taking on Republican Ted Cruz for a Senate seat, could be drawing more young and minority voters to the ballots.

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Democrats are leading in Orange and Osceola counties.

Mail absentee ballots can be returned by the voter by mail or by a commercial delivery service (e.g., Federal Express, UPS), or by the voter personally, but not by another person or a personal courier service.

Midterm elections are fast approaching.

If average turnout on Friday comes in at around 60,500, the county could come close to or exceed 1 million ballots cast by the end of the election. There are now 30,524 active registered voters in the city and 78,253 in the county. However, the numbers for this year could still rise as Head of Voter Registrar's for Gilmer, Nelda Spires says these could still come in early next week.

An analysis by Georgia-based data analyst Ryan Anderson finds that 36 percent of the 1.8 million early votes in Georgia are new voters.

The spike in turnout appears to be driven in part by Hispanics, according to an analysis, de Leon said.

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