What to Know
- Numbers released Sunday afternoon by the state’s Division of Elections show a total of 4,840,405 people had cast their ballots.
- Nearly 13.2 million people are registered to vote in the state of Florida according to the Division of Elections as of September 30th.
With early voting now over across the state of Florida, numbers show over one out of every three people registered to vote in the state have cast their ballot according to officials.
Numbers released Monday morning by the state’s Division of Elections show a total of over 5.1 million people had either taken part in early voting or had mailed in their absentee ballots. Another 1.1 million absentee ballots that were requested had not been submitted as of this weekend.
Nearly 13.2 million people are registered to vote in the state of Florida according to the Division of Elections as of September 30th.
Democrats have cast 2.06 million ballots. Republicans have cast 2.04 million. More than 948,000 voters with no party affiliation have also voted.
This year's totals far exceed those of 2014 midterms, but are still short of the 6.6 million who voted ahead of Election Day in 2016.
Early Voting Turnout: 2018 vs. 2014
Just one day before Election Day, 2018 early voting numbers in 27 states have already surpassed early voting in the previous midterm elections, according to data collected by Michael McDonald of the United States Elections Project. Early ballots submitted for six states doubled compared to ballots submitted for 2014.
Click on each state to see the number of early votes cast there so far. Some states may not have data for both years.
Data: Michael McDonald, United States Elections Project
Last updated Nov 5, 2:00 p.m. GMT
Democrats outnumbered Republicans across the state in terms of those who voted early in person, while Republicans held a slight edge among those who submitted absentee ballots early.
In Broward County, close to 466,000 voters casted their ballots early with nearly 58 percent of them being registered Democrats and almost 23 percent being registered Republicans.
In Miami-Dade, almost 545,000 people voted early with the numbers being slightly closer among the two major parties as 44 percent were registered Democrats and nearly 32 percent were registered Republicans.
Voters who did not get a chance to cast their ballots during the two week period can do so on Tuesday at locations across South Florida starting at 7 a.m. and ending at 7 p.m.