Early in-person voting tops 2M in North Carolina

Abrams has repeatedly accused Kemp of suppressing voter rights to boost his own chance of winning

Abrams has repeatedly accused Kemp of suppressing voter rights to boost his own chance of winning

With election day Tuesday, turnout at close of business on November 1 stood at 881,715-far higher than the prior high of 702,437 at this point in the 2014 midterm election, and only slightly below the 899,128 ballots cast at this point in the 2012 presidential election.

These problems and more have surfaced during early voting ahead of Tuesday's midterm elections. After the lawsuit was filed by five Prairie View A&M University students, Waller County elections officials added a day of early voting in Prairie View, which is predominantly black, for the first week and expanded hours during the second week.

Walk-in voting has been busy, Poe said, but she said it is not on par with a 2016. An analysis by the U.S. Elections Project shows Georgia, Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi, Nevada, New Jersey and Tennessee are also at 150 percent of their 2014 early vote turnout or greater. "I suspect we'll be over 180 - 185,000, that will have voted early and four years ago we only did 91,000", he said. Libertarian, minor party and unaffiliated voters accounted for just over 12 percent of votes.

But with an open Senate seat thanks to the retirement of Republican Bob Corker, voters are more than eager this year. Those developments make it easier to cast ballots and are created to boost turnout. The hotline is run by a nonpartisan coalition of more than 100 organizations, led by the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law.

Voter turnout in Tuesday's General Election could range anywhere from 30 to 50 percent, according to predictions from local county clerks.

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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.

Voters with no party affiliation had turned out at a rate of 23.6 percent, or 9,970 of 42,110 registered voters.

Mail ballot voters can swing by any one of 59 libraries across the county.

Midterm elections are fast approaching.

Both Democrats and Republicans alike have been casting their ballots early, with 43 per cent of the total early voter turnout being Republican voters and 41 per cent being Democrats, according to NBC News.

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