Palm Beach County had 2nd largest turnout of early voting Monday

Early voting at Jupiter Community Center Thursday, August 18, 2016. (Bruce R. Bennett / The Palm Beach Post)

 (Bruce R. Bennett / The Palm Beach Post)

Monday marked the second biggest day for early voting in in Palm Beach County’s early voting for the Aug. 30 election,  according to the Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections.

A total of 1,703 voted Monday countywide, second only to the first of the 14 days of early voting, also on a Monday: Aug. 15. Sunday was the slowest day, with only 1,116 voting. Voting runs through Aug. 28.

The total as of Monday night now stands at 12,812. A total of 54,092 took part in early voting in nine days in March. That election included the presidential primary.

According to data compiled by the Florida Division of Elections this morning, but which shows Palm Beach County figures dating back several days:

  • Mail-in ballots were requested by 1,389,434 voters: 567,438 Republicans, 530,217 Democrats, 35,128 “other” and 256,651 “no party affiliation.”
  • Of those, 930,870 mail-in ballots have been returned: 454,184 Republican, 354,758 Democrat, 18,535 “other” and 103,393 “no party.”
  • A total of 208,606 have voted early; 98,139 Republican, 95,106 Democrat, 2,232 “other” and 13,129 “no party.”

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