Election 2020: Who’s voted early in Georgia

Georgians easily broke the state’s early voting record.

Nearly 3.9 million Georgians, as of Friday, had already voted, according to data from the secretary of state’s office. That’s 95% of the total vote in the 2016 presidential contest, when about 4.1 million Georgians cast ballots. About 51% of all registered have voted. Here’s how those votes break down:

About 58% of early voters are white and 28% are Black, which matches fairly closely with the breakdown of registered voters in the state.

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Females have recorded almost 475,000 more votes than males, or roughly 56% to 44%.

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Most of the votes are concentrated in metro Atlanta. But every county is saw significant early voting. All but 2 of Georgia’s 159 counties have recorded at least 1,000 early votes. Fulton leads the pack with more than 441,000.

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Most early voters casted their ballots in person, but 31%, or about 1.2 million, have used a mail ballot. Less than 300,000 mail ballots have not yet been returned.

Early voting returns have been strong since late September. The pace really picked up Oct. 12, when in-person early voting started. Since that day, the state has averaged about 180,000 votes cast per day, which includes mail and in-person votes. The most votes in a day was 243,000, which was set on Friday -- the last day of early voting.

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