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Record Breaking Early In-Person Voting Continues – October 19 -8pm Update

The increase in total turnout to date is 142%.

Georgia voters have turned out in record numbers to vote during the state’s gold-standard three weeks of early in-person voting. As the November 3 general election approaches, Georgia continues to break records in absentee by mail voting and early, in-person voting.

“Georgia is a leader in election access,” said Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger. “Notwithstanding the pandemic, voters in the Peach State can take advantage of no-excuse absentee ballot voting by mail or through a secure drop box; three weeks of early, in-person voting; or Election Day voting.”

Ballots Cast as of 8pm on October 19, 2020

Total Number of Ballots Cast: 1,692,603

Total Number of Early, In-Person Ballots Cast Today: 158,426

Total Number of Early, In-Person Ballots Cast: 981,199

Total Number of Absentee By Mail Ballots Cast: 711,404

Ballots Cast as of Close of Polls on October 24, 2016

Total Number of Ballots Cast: 699,768

Total Number of Early, In-Person Ballots Cast: 603,711

Total Number of Absentee By Mail Ballots Cast: 96,057

Percent Increases*:

Percentage Increase in Total Turnout to Date: 142%

Percentage Increase in Total Early, In-Person Turnout to Date: 62.5%

Percentage Increase in Absentee By Mail Ballots Accepted to Date: 640.6%

*Percentage Increases Compare Close of Polls Data for the 8th Day of Early Voting in 2020 and 2016

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