BOSTON (WBZ NewsRadio) — Nearly two million Massachusetts voters have already returned their ballots for the general election, according to Secretary of the Commonwealth William Galvin's office.
As of Wednesday afternoon, more than 1,973,000 ballots had been received by the state, which is an increase of around 142,000 since yesterday. Some 1.2 million of those were returned by mail, and around 760,000 individuals voted early in-person.
Currently, 49.5 percent of Massachusetts voters have either applied to Vote by Mail or have early voted in person.
Of all registered voters in the state, 41 percent have already voted. The number of ballots cast right now is equal to 58.4 percent of all ballots cast in the Commonwealth in the 2016 election.
Early voting in Massachusetts runs through Friday October 30th, with most polling places open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Alternatively, voters can head to the polls on Election Day, Tuesday November 3rd.
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