Asked if she thought more people would cast early ballots this time around, she said, "It's still kind of early right now". By the time you read this, early voting will have begun in all Wisconsin municipalities. In the 2016 election, 7 percent of Colorado voters used voter centers. Voter registrations in the area also are up so much that some election agencies are reporting counts that surpass their 2016 totals - a notable feat, because presidential elections typically garner far more interest than midterms. Find your assigned precinct by visiting your county's supervisor of elections website, and be sure to bring the proper identification to your polling place.
Experts point to President Donald Trump's polarizing presidency and the fierce fights elsewhere as reasons for increased voter interest this year.
The authors say barriers to voting could influence voters and even deter certain populations from voting, ultimately shaping election results.
"We have the highest turnout for a single day of early voting in Grayson County", Elections Administrator Deana Patterson estimated.
He's a criminal-justice student with a full load of courses and also works full time at an air-charter company - representing the kind of working-class student that advocates said made MDC the flawless candidate for an early-voting site. Just look at early voting in March's Texas primary, which appeared to show a Democratic advantage. Starting Monday, however, permanent polling locations in wards across the state opened up for the election's home stretch.
Every city and town in the state has to open at least one location during regular business hours, and some places will have extra locations and extended hours. Similarly, considering statewide offices like lieutenant governor or attorney general - if GOP voters can stomach Trump, it's hard to believe they will blanch at Dan "Bathroom Police" Patrick or Ken "Indicted" Paxton, despite their opponents Mike Collier and Justin Nelson cleaning up on major-paper endorsements.
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Trump has also blamed the Saudi de facto leader, who is known in media as "MBS", for the killing of Khashoggi. He was there to pick up marriage papers, with his fiancée waiting outside in their vehicle .
Election day is Tuesday, November 6, 2018.
Cross said first-day early voting numbers could be indicative of the high number of voter registrations Democrats have garnered this election season in hopes of a "blue wave" giving them control of Congress.
Laws governing early voting vary from state to state.
What is just around the corner, however, is the closest thing Pennsylvania has to early voting: absentee ballots.
According to the Hot Springs Sentinel Record, the county's main early voting site was only paused for roughly half an hour before the Inman-lacking ballot was corrected there.