Georgians Smash Early Voting Records Despite Lines

Atlanta’s CBS News affiliate reports:

Georgia voters turned out in record numbers just five days into early voting for the 2020 election. As of noon on October 17, the total number of ballots cast for the 2020 election was 1,373,208. According to the Georgia Secretary of State, that is a 134% increase from early voting during the first five days of early voting in the 2016 election. Of the ballots cast, 635,844 were absentee ballots cast by mail and 737,364 ballots were cast in person.