Nearly 80,000 El Pasoans cast ballots in first five days of early voting

Elections 2018

El Paso’s early voting turnout is on pace for record numbers for a mid-term election.

According to the El Paso County Elections Department, 78,881 voters have cast their ballots in person and by mail during the first five days of early voting.

This year’s numbers already show a sharp increase compared to the 2014 midterm elections — according to the Texas Secretary of State, 17,799 El Paso County residents voted during the first five days of early voting in October 2014.

As KTSM previously reported, El Paso broke a first day early voting record on Monday with 17,294 votes.

According to the elections department, Bassett Place, the Doris Van Doren Library, and Marty Robbins Recreation Center had the highest numbers of voters throughout the five-day period.

The W.E. Neill Community Center had the lowest number of voters with 103.

The full list of statistics can be found HERE.

Early voting will continue through Friday, November 2.

For a list of polling locations, sample ballots, and important dates, visit our 2018 General Election Guide.

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