Kansas City, Missouri 2020-10-16 23:11:23 –
A website that tracks early votes reports that as of Friday night, more than 23,500,000 votes were cast in the 2020 presidential election.
The· US Election ProjectIs run by Professor Michael McDonald of the University of Florida in the last few elections and tracks the data status of early voting, mailing, and absentee voting. Details of these votes are not shared. These are just raw numbers of the votes cast.
The site also tracks the number of votes cast in each state compared to the total number of votes cast in the 2016 elections. In the country as a whole, more than 23.5 million votes account for about 17% of the total votes cast in the 2016 elections.
It looks like some states may reach or get very close to 2016 turnout before the election.
Vermont has over 136,000 votes. That’s more than 42% of the total votes cast in the 2016 election.
In Texas, early voting began on Tuesday and has already More Over 2,647,000 votes were cast. That’s almost 30 percent of the total votes cast in 2016.
Professor McDonald is tracking about 12 states reporting party affiliations on the returned ballots. These numbers show that more Democrats have returned ballots compared to Democrats identified as Republicans.
However, there is no way to know exactly who these ballots voted for. Historically, Democrats usually have a large number of mail ballots. According to McDonald’s..