There's still a little less than a week left before Election Day proper, but the number of early votes already in exceeds the entire nationwide total of such votes from 2014.
New statistics released Wednesday by the state Division of Elections show registered Republicans still have the edge, casting 1.43 million ballots compared to almost 1.37 million by registered Democrats. More than 6.6 million voted early or voted by mail in the 2016 presidential 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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Yet election officials say it's not clear whether prepaid postage is driving increased turnout this year.
Early voting turnout is on track to mirror what we saw during the 2014 midterm elections. Among lower-key elections, however, participation seems to be slightly higher among registered Democrats, which McDonald suggests could be a outcome of voters channeling discontent with national politics into their local races. Bill Nelson in a race that could determine control of the U.S. Senate.