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05 November 2018

During the first seven days of early voting, 171,174 Collin County residents cast ballots.

Washington County Election Administrator Maybell Stewart said 26,069 people took advantage of the early voting period and mailed in absentee ballots, an increase of almost 150 percent from the last midterm election in 2014, when 10,499 people voted early.

Polls will be open from 7 a.m.to 7 p.m. across the state Tuesday for Election Day, when the governor's race tops the ballot. As of Friday afternoon, Texas voters are poised to surpass their 2014 total turnout just in early voting alone.

The Registrar's Office has also set up 60 mail ballot drop-off locations throughout the county.

Polls will be open from 7 a.m.to 8 p.m. for the November 6 elections.

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Early voting across all demographics is largely up, though the youth demographic shows the largest increases. "Everybody has been contacted and notified that there is a midterm election".

Mail absentee ballots can be returned by the voter by mail or by a commercial delivery service (e.g., Federal Express, UPS), or by the voter personally, but not by another person or a personal courier service.

There are more than 13 million registered voters in Florida.

New statistics released Wednesday by the state Division of Elections show registered Republicans still have the edge, casting 1.43 million ballots compared to almost 1.37 million by registered Democrats. The hotline is run by a nonpartisan coalition of more than 100 organizations, led by the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law.

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Obviously, the interest in 2018 has far exceeded the interest of the 2014 election, the last time Republicans were said to have won big.

In terms of turnout of registered voters, though, Democrats were outperforming the GOP with 40.5 percent turnout compared to 39 percent of Republican voters.

A record number of people voted at early sites for a midterm this year.

All voters who vote in person must provide identification.

If you do not have a photo ID and cannot reasonably obtain one by Election Day, you can fill out a Reasonable Impediment Declaration at the polls and provide supporting documentation.

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Preparing for Election Day