- Days ahead of the 2018 midterm elections, turnout in 22 states and Washington, DC, shattered previous midterm early voter rates, with a reported 31.5 million ballots cast three days before Election Day.
- These voters are taking advantage of policies in some states that allow voters to cast their ballot at a polling place in advance.
- Check the map below to see if your state allows you to cast your vote before Election Day on Tuesday, November 6, 2018.
Days ahead of the 2018 midterm elections, turnout in 22 states and Washington, DC, has shattered 2014 midterm election early voter rates, according to the New York Times, which reported 31.5 million ballots had been cast.
The skyrocketing voter engagement comes in the midst of an already uncertain midterms field, full of tight races. Early voting opens up polling places before Election Day so voters can try and tip the scales with a vote in person.
See where you can cast your ballot ahead of Tuesday, November 6:
Many states end early voting in the several days leading up to the election, so check each state‘s specified timelines and locations.
Read more of Business Insider’s 2018 Midterm Election coverage:
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- All the dates, deadlines, and rules you need to know before voting in the 2018 Midterm Elections
- Here is the last day you can register to vote in every state
- You can take time off work to vote in 30 US states — but you’re out of luck in the rest
- Here are the deadlines in every state to vote absentee in the 2018 midterm elections
- The evolution of American voting rights in 242 years shows how far we’ve come — and how far we still have to go
Source: Business insider