Early voting numbers down from last midterm election

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About 75,000 people have already voted in Marion County heading into Election Day on Tuesday, according the county’s election board.

Voters had 23 days available prior to Election Day to cast in-person early votes at the City-County and 10 days at satellite sites.

Through Monday at noon, when early voting ended, 49,499 people had cast early in-person ballots. That number does not include about 25,000 mail-in ballots.

Early voting in the county was down from the last midterm election, in 2018, when more than 84,000 people voted either in-person or by mail-in ballot.

Statewide, according to the Indiana Secretary of State’s office, nearly 685,000 early votes have been cast, including more than 515,000 in person. That’s down from about 756,000 early ballots in 2018.

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3 thoughts on “Early voting numbers down from last midterm election

    1. lol – except state republicans keep voting for more taxes and more crime by raising the gas tax and stopping proper bail amounts from being required…

      Also – the only voter fraud that has been charged since 2020 has all been against Republicans and even then it was just a handful of single idiots adding a single vote…

  1. I can’t validate this headline; not at all. To the contrary:

    I’ve worked the polls in Hendricks County more than 30 years and yesterday’s turnout was unbelievable. Our precinct was packed
    even though we had six machines operating all day…and the last voter didn’t leave until 7:15 PM. (Everyone in line when the polls close at 6:00 PM is allowed to vote. We had 71 people in line inside the polling place at 6 PM and another standing 70 standing outside, for a total of 141 people yet to vote who had arrived on time by 6 PM, all of whom eventually voted, per state law.)

    Anyway, the most startling factoid about our precinct was that we voted about 15% MORE voters than in the 2020 Presidential election! For a Midterm election to outpoll a Presidential election is unheard of; the first time I’ve ever seen it, for sure. Maybe people are starting to pay attention. I hope so.