Almost half of eligible voters have cast their ballot in Oregon: report

Oct 28 2020, 1:06 pm

According to OregonVotes.gov, nearly half of the registered ballots for the 2020 US presidential election have been filled and returned as of yesterday, October 27.

The updated ballot return rate data shows that out of 2,948,579 registered voters in the state of Oregon, 1,371,194 votes have been collected. This is a turnout of 46.5% so far.

We’re still less than a week away from the official election day. Oregonians must have their ballots handed into an election office, or in a ballot dropbox by 8 pm on November 3, 2020.

Among the leaders of voter turnout thus far, Curry County has seen a 55.9% ballot return rate, and Benton County has had 55.6% submitted. Yamhill County and Malheur County are at the bottom of the pack, with 36% and 38%, respectively.

Back in 2016, just over 80% of registered Oregonians cast their ballots, counting more than 2,051,452 votes.

For all of the information on this year’s presidential election, check out Oregon Votes.

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