Early Voting Concludes With Record Setting Numbers

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The number of people voting early has surpassed the 2014 total in IL and many other states, with days to go before Tuesday's election.

Figures released early Friday show about 6,800 early voters cast ballots in Oklahoma County through 10:30 a.m., compared to 5,700 during the same time in 2014.

Both Registrars also encourage voters to check their voter registration and polling place before the election.


In Carter, 9,722 people have voted so far, more than double the 4,252 votes in 2014.

Bencoach reports that as of this morning 54 percent of the mail absentee ballots issued by the city (836 of 1,541) had not yet been returned.

- In Missouri's St. Louis County, 253 people who recently registered to vote were mistakenly sent letters telling them they were ineligible. "In Albemarle County we have had several polling place changes during the a year ago".


Every state is up significantly over 2014, but Texas and Florida are way up thanks to competitive races in each state. Election Director Rick Stream said election workers processing forms that arrived after the state's October 10 deadline were confused. Postmark dates don't count.

If you are registered to vote in Brazos County, you can vote in Room L526 in the Memorial Student Center or at any of the 24 other voting centers in the county from 7 a.m.to 7 p.m.

The Clerk's Office is not allowed to be open on Sunday because of state law. Voters who come to the polls without a photo ID will be allowed to cast a provisional ballot if the voter signs a sworn affidavit or returns to the election office by noon the following Monday with his or her ID. The county Clerk's Office will post the final mail-in ballot results as they are received from the Board of Elections. Voters which have registered in the county total 1,756. Abrams' campaign believes it would benefit them, though Republicans nationally note that President Donald Trump brought many new voters to the polls in 2016 - and those voters are still "new" midterm voters.


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