Bexar County’s early voting turnout in 2020 has narrowly surpassed total turnout in 2016, according to Texas Secretary of State numbers.
On Friday, the final day of early voting, 40,678 voters cast a ballot in-person in Bexar County, and 2,781 mail-in votes were received, according to the Texas Secretary of State’s Office. In total, more than 681,000 Bexar County residents have already voted in the 2020 election, breaking records and shattering the tally in 2016.
As of Friday night, the turnout in Bexar County hit 57.29% of registered voters. By the end of the 2016 election, 57.07% of registered voters, 598,691 in total, had cast a ballot in the county.
Texans clearly took advantage of early voting.
According to the U.S. Elections Project, more than 9 million Texans have already voted, surpassing 2016 numbers. That’s only second to California.
Early voting will continue through Friday. Election Day is Nov. 3.
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