There have been 3,171,202 early ballots accepted in North Carolina, according to the state Board of Elections. This means roughly 43% of all registered North Carolina voters have already cast a ballot.
With eight days until Election Day (and six days left in the early in-person voting period), the state has now exceeded the total number of early votes cast in 2016, which was 3,102,093.
Tomorrow is the last day a voter can request an absentee ballot in North Carolina. Early in-person voting runs through Saturday.
Here's a 2020 breakdown:
- Absentee early in-person: 2,393,047
- Absentee by mail: 778,155