The number of people who have voted early in person in Cameron County has surpassed the total number of early votes cast in 2016, and it’s close to doing so in Hidalgo County.
As of Sunday, 64,357 voters cast in-person ballots in Cameron County. The total early votes cast for all of 2016 in Cameron County was 61,339.
In Hidalgo County, 126,884 voters have gone to the polls to vote early as of Sunday. That compares to 132,421 early votes cast in person in 2016.
The 2020 in-person early vote translates into a 32 percent turnout in Hidalgo County. In-person early vote turnout in Cameron County is 29 percent. The early voting period ends this Friday.