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Early voting up in 2020 across Corpus Christi

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Posted at 4:12 PM, Oct 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-18 19:49:56-04

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — This year's early voter turnout, continues to eclipse the numbers from the last presidential election in 2016.

During the first three days of early voting, more than 27,000 Nueces County residents have already cast ballots.

During the same time period in 2016, the three-day total was 19,978 voters.

Here's a side-by-side comparison of the daily count from 2016 and 2020.

On the first day of early voting in 2016, just more than 6,400 voters cast early ballots.

Early voting for 2020 kicked off with nearly 10,000 people voting.

On day two of 2016 there were just more than 7,000 early voters.

This year, we had more than 9,100 people vote early on day two.

On Day 3 four years ago, nearly 6,500 early votes were cast.

Yesterday – day three for this year – more than 8,200 Nueces County residents showed up to vote.

The early voting period ends on Oct. 30.