Georgia Sees Record Turnout For Early Voting: +155%

NBC News reports:

One week before thousands of neighborhood precincts open for the Georgia Primary next Tuesday, more than 400,000 voters had already cast ballots in party contests for governor, U.S. Senate and dozens of other statewide and local offices.

As the third week of early voting for Georgia’s 2022 primary election began, over 380,000 people early voted in Georgia – a 217% increase from the same point in the early voting period in the 2018 primary election and a 155% increase this point in the early voting period two years ago.

When this week began, 416,558 Georgians had voted early in the primary, including 383,586 in-person voters and 32,972 absentee voters. Of the ballots cast, 237,031 were Republican, 176,592 Democratic and 2,935 nonpartisan.

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