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US Election Update: More than100 million votes cast already as Americans choose between Trump and Biden



The Presidential election exercise in the United States is already underway as Americans decide on who would lead them for the next 4 years.

According to a report by CNN, more than 100 million votes were cast nationwide before the polls opened on Election Day.

The report reveals that a total of 63,840,725 mail ballots votes were cast, a total of 36,446023 in-person votes cast. These figures amounts to a total of 100,286,748 early election votes cast which represent more than 47% of registered voters nationwide and 73% of the ballots cast in the 2016 presidential election.  

As expected, Pre-Election Day voting skyrocketed across the country amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. At least six states; Texas, Hawaii, Nevada, Washington, Arizona, and Montana have surpassed their total turnout from the 2016 general election in recent days.

Another seven states; North Carolina, Oregon, Colorado, New Mexico, Georgia, Florida, and Tennessee have reached at least 90% of their 2016 total votes.

37 other states and Washington, DC, have crossed their halfway marks for total 2016 ballots cast, including 14 of  CNN’s 16 most competitively-ranked states – Texas, Georgia, North Carolina, Nevada, Florida, Arizona, Colorado, Wisconsin, Maine, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska and Ohio

A little less than half of the votes already cast this cycle comes from those 16 key states, which will play a crucial role in determining who wins the presidency this year.

Some voter information comes from Catalist, a company that provides data, analytics and other services to Democrats, academics and nonprofit issue-advocacy organizations and is giving insights into who is voting before November.  

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