Strong Turnout Continues Breaking Records into Week Two of Early Voting
(Atlanta) – Georgia voters are poised for another record breaking day as Early Voting moves into Tuesday. As of Tuesday morning, approximately 892K Georgia voters have cast their ballot during in-person Early Voting, with 132,272 showing up on Monday, October 24th. Monday’s total marks 33.5% of the 2018 total for day eight of Early Voting, and is only 19% less than day eight during the 2020 Presidential election.
Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger held a press conference at Noon to discuss the progress of Early Voting in the 2022 midterm election thusfar.
Reports of long lines were rare, with some lines in the metro areas being reported. No substantial delays were reported yesterday. Early Voting turnout is expected to increase during the last week of Early Voting, and voters are encouraged to take advantage of next Saturday’s mandatory Early Voting day. To find Early Voting locations and hours in your county, visit the Secretary of State’s My Voter Page.
Turnout Numbers Through 10/24/2022:
Total Turnout: 986,587
Early In-Person: 892,301
New Turnout Since Previous Day: 146,620
Early In-Person Since Previous Day: 132,272
Absentee Since Previous Day: 14,348
Note: turnout statistics are reconciled throughout the day and daily updates will not always reflect reported totals from previous day.
Turnout Through Same Day in 2020:
Early In-Person: 1,010,162
Turnout Through Same Day in 2018:
Early In-Person: 533,283
More information can be found on the Secretary of State’s Data Hub: Data Hub - 2022 General Election | Georgia Secretary of State (ga.gov)