More Dallas County residents have cast votes through the first five days of early voting this year than throughout the early 2014 voting period, the last half-time election.
On Friday, 272,062 personal and logged-in polls had been cast in Dallas County – more than 20 percent of the county’s 1.3 million registered voters, according to the State Secretary in Texas.
For five days in the 12-day early voting period 2014, only 85,971 total valors had been cast in Dallas.
In the 30 counties with the most registered voters in the state, 2,146,117 Texans have cast voices in person and 280,444 have been sent in polls, according to the State Secretary.
Turnout started strong Monday and Tuesday, with the number of votes filling the amount from 201
6, a presidential election year. The number of voters began to slow down as the week progressed, with a total exceeded 2014 and shorter than 2016.
But on Saturday, County County Judge Clay Jenkins tweeted as 30 759 people had voted in Dallas from 5:15 pm, more than the 30,591 who voted for the sixth day of early voting in 2016.