Tennessee’s early voting record broken for second straight presidential election
Early voting records in Tennessee have once again been set as the 2020 election is now less than seven days.
Secretary of State Tre Hargett released updated early voting totals on social media Tuesday night, stating at the close of polls on Monday, 1.8 million residents have cast their ballot either in person or by mail, crushing the state’s previous early voting record by over 118,000 votes that was set back in 2016.
TN smashes early & absentee voting record. By the close of polls yesterday, 1,808,546 voters cast their ballot, breaking the previous record by 118,557 votes.
Turnout Report: https://t.co/nLe3y7N1m4
Comparisons to 2016 & 2012: https://t.co/W2CArUXG7Y#GoVoteTN #TrustedInfo2020 pic.twitter.com/XvdN9O5Kq6— Tre Hargett (@sectrehargett) October 27, 2020
Early voting in Tennessee ends on Thursday.
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