At least four states, including Texas, surpassed the total number of voters to vote in their 2016 general election before Election Day, according to United States election project.
More than 9.7 million votes were dropped in the 2020 general election in the State of Lone Star, 8.3% from four years ago. Meanwhile, more than 3.5 million people voted in Washington state, 5.4% higher than its 2016 figure.
Approximately 484,000 votes were cast in Hawaii, a 10.6% increase in the number of votes cast in the 2016 election. And 529,000 votes were cast in Montana, 2.4% more than the total number of voters who cast their ballots. four years ago.
Meanwhile, eight other states – Oregon, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Georgia, Florida and North Carolina – surpassed 90% of all voters to vote in the 2016 general election, according to the Election Project. US election.
The 2020 figure comes amid an increase in early voting and mail voting fueled by the coronavirus pandemic. Observers say a high turnout of voters could mean narrow margins in key battlefield states like Pennsylvania.
More than 99.6 million people voted in the election, representing more than 72.3% of the total number of votes cast in 2016. The United States is likely to cross the 100 million vote mark with the push to give up direct voting. on Tuesday.