Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Morning Jolt: Voter Turnout for 2020

On the menu: a deep dive into the predictions of massive turnout in this year's elections, why the decline in the rate of increase of voter registration isn't quite as big a deal as some believe, and why the GOP will rise or fall as Trump rises or falls this November.

Just How Many Americans Will Vote in 2020?

We can't realistically compare early voting in this election year to past election years. The factor of the coronavirus pandemic, and so many voters' desire to not stand in line outside or inside a polling place on November 3, makes this year just too different.

As of this morning, more than 13 million Americans have already cast ballots in the 2020 elections. More than 1.7 million Floridians have voted already; 5.6 million voters requested absentee ballots. In 2016, 9.4 million Floridians cast ballots — 74 percent of the registered voters, 66 percent of the voting-age population. More than 1.1 million ...

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Voter Turnout for 2020

On the menu: a deep dive into the predictions of massive turnout in this year's elections, why the decline in the rate of increase of voter registration isn't quite as big a deal as some believe, and why the GOP will rise or fall as Trump rises or falls this November.

Just How Many Americans Will Vote in 2020?

We can't realistically compare early voting in this election year to past election years. The factor of the coronavirus pandemic, and so many voters' desire to not stand in line outside or inside a polling place on November 3, makes this year just too different.

As of this morning, more than 13 million Americans have already cast ballots in the 2020 elections. More than 1.7 million Floridians have voted already; 5.6 million voters requested absentee ballots. In 2016, 9.4 million Floridians cast ballots — 74 percent of the registered voters, 66 percent of the voting-age population. More than 1.1 million ...   READ MORE

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