More than 2 million Mass. residents have voted early

More than 2 million Mass. residents have voted early
(Boston25News.com Staff/Boston25News.Com Staff)

BOSTON — More than two million people in Massachusetts have voted early in the Commonwealth. The last day for early in-person voting is Friday, Oct. 30.

Roughly 44% of eligible voters have already voted, according to the Secretary of State.

According to the numbers released Thursday:

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  • # of Voters Who Have Applied to Vote by Mail OR Voted Early: 2,455,077 (+70,187 since yesterday)
  • # of Ballots Provided (In-person or by mail): 2,449,551 (+73,658 since yesterday)
  • # of Ballots Returned: 2,108,337 (+134,676 since yesterday)

Currently, 51% of voters have either applied to Vote by Mail or have early voted in person. 86.1% of voters who have been provided with a ballot have already returned it. Of all registered voters, 43.8% have already voted. The number of ballots cast right now is equal to 62.4% of all ballots cast in the 2016 election.

The above numbers include both in-person and mail-in ballots. Below is a breakdown of ballots returned in person and those returned by mail.

  • # of ballots returned by mail: 1,267,294 (+54,555 since yesterday)
  • # of ballots returned in person: 841,043 (+80,121 since yesterday)
  • % of ballots returned by mail: 60.1%
  • % of ballots returned in person: 39.9%

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