Saturday, 17 November, 2018

Early voting period ending in MA

Voters cast their ballots in a polling station in Lexington Ky Voters cast their ballots in a polling station in Lexington Ky
Andrew Cummings | 05 November, 2018, 02:31

And for those who waited until the final day in lieu of early voting opportunities, knowing these basics can help make for a smooth voting experience.

More than 1.48 million people have voted early, and more than 1.9 million people have voted by mail. More than 592,000 voters with no party affiliation have voted.

Even absentee ballots by mail are up 35 percent. Turnout during presidential election cycles is typically much higher than for midterms.

It's one thing to see Virginia more than doubling its 2014 early turnout.

Requests must be made by this deadline in order for the requested absentee ballot to be mailed by the appropriate county clerk in time for the voter to receive, complete and return it by Tuesday's deadline. The state has settled firmly into Republican-dominated territory.

She read the instructions thoroughly, signed where she was supposed to, put the ballot in its envelope and dropped it off at her county elections office in New Hampshire.

In states that require party registration, Democrats have cast 41 percent of the early ballots, compared to 36 percent for Republicans.

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For the scorekeepers, though, Virginia, among the states that doesn't have party registration, is replicating its 2017 voting boom - and Democrats swept the top offices a year ago even amid strong GOP turnout.

Early voting for the General Election started October 22 and runs through Friday, Nov. 2. 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. Similar increases in early voting numbers were reported in Cleveland and Tulsa counties.

As of Wednesday, 43 percent of early voters are Republican and 41 percent are Democrats. If that held through Election Day, it would be a huge number.

- Voters in Missouri who do not bring a valid photo ID to the polls will not have to sign a sworn statement after a state judge set aside that requirement.

The spike in turnout appears to be driven in part by Hispanics, according to an analysis, de Leon said. Appointed precinct worker in a precinct other than the precinct where the voter lives 4.

Voters cast ballots during the early voting period in Atlanta, Georgia on October 18, 2018.

Negrete reported from NY.

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