Early voting wrapped up in Texas on Friday, and the numbers are in!
According to the El Paso County Elections Department, 139,105 El Paso County residents cast their votes by mail and in person over the 12-day period.
#GoVoteEP Way to go El Paso! We have a total of 139,105 votes cast and mail ballots returned during the early voting period. Don’t forget Tuesday is #ElectionDay! pic.twitter.com/U4HLfQCmCd— EP County Elections (@EP_Elections) November 3, 2018
This year’s numbers show a sharp increase compared to the 2014 midterms. According to the Texas Secretary of State, just 38,399 votes were cast in October 2014.
As KTSM previously reported, El Paso broke a first day early voting record last Monday with 17,294 votes.
#GoVoteEP We broke our highest single day record in El Paso County history with a total of 17,294 votes cast. Thank you El Paso voters for a great turnout on the first day of early voting. 🇺🇸❤️🗳️ pic.twitter.com/aT3gb5V2AP— EP County Elections (@EP_Elections) October 23, 2018
According to the elections department, Bassett Place saw the highest volume of voters with 13,874 while the W.E. Neill Community Center had the fewest with 248.
To see the full breakdown, click HERE.
Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 6 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. For polling locations, sample ballots, and more, visit our election guide.