Tuesday, 20 November, 2018

Early voting in Oklahoma starts Thursday for midterms

Early voter turnout strong across state DECISION 2018: Early Voting Shows Republicans Out Voting Democrats
Sandra Phillips | 03 November, 2018, 05:25

Similar results were coming in from Snohomish County, where turnout was matching where it was at the same point in 2016. Turnout during presidential election cycles is typically much higher than for midterms.

Your voice matters. And, when it comes to what gets politicians to sit up and pay attention, your vote is your voice.

Spokesman Matt Dietrich says this year's numbers are nearly keeping pace with the 2016 election.

As of Sunday, more than one million votes have been cast across the state, according to Catawba College Professor Michael Bitzer, who analyzes state politics.

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"What we're seeing is very high levels of engagement on both sides in the competitive elections for governor and Senate", McDonald told the Washington Post.

The political party numbers are broken down to: 1.29 million Republican voters and 1.23 million Democratic voters.

In Onslow County, turnout is slightly lower, with less than 5% of residents voting early. Republican Kevin Hern faces Democrat Tim Gilpin in the race for U.S. House District 1. Ballots must be postmarked by Tuesday, Nov. 6, or placed in a dropbox by 8 p.m. that day to be counted.

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