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America in line: Early voting surges; Officials expect - or are already seeing - record turnout this year

Nov 01, 2020 - Philadelphia Inquirer

ABSTRACT

Officials expect - or are already seeing - record turnout this year

After weeks of early and mail-in voting, a historic number of early voters has all but ensured that the majority of ballots will be cast before Election Day for the first time in history.

With days to go before Tuesday's election, the number of Americans who had already cast ballots moved beyond 80 million. The overwhelming demand to vote now - which has led to long lines nationwide - reflects a...