• Tim Briglin

Halftime for early voting

Most registered voters in the Windsor-Orange 2 legislative district received their 2020 general election mail-in ballots around October 1st. So, today we’re at about halftime before the November 3rd Election Day.


Across the four towns of Windsor-Orange 2 – Norwich, Sharon, Strafford, and Thetford – about 2,630 people had voted as of Friday. That’s about 34% of the approximately 7,700 registered voters in these four towns and 48% of the 5,457 votes cast in the 2016 Presidential election.


In Norwich, about 1,150 people had voted as of Friday. That’s about 35% of registered voters and 49% of the votes cast in the 2016 Presidential election.


In Sharon, about 278 people had voted as of Friday. That’s about 25% of registered voters and 36% of the votes cast in the 2016 Presidential election.


In Strafford, about 336 people had voted as of Friday. That’s about 36% of registered voters and 48% of the votes cast in the 2016 Presidential election.


In Thetford, about 866 people had voted as of Friday. That’s about 37% of registered voters and 52% of the votes cast in the 2016 Presidential election.


(These figures are approximate as vote totals and voter registrations change depending on the time of day they are downloaded from the statewide database.)


Our local figures compare favorably to voting that has occurred across Vermont. As of Friday, approximately 28% of registered voters had cast their mail-in ballots, while the number of votes cast was approximately 43% of the 2016 Presidential election vote total.


If you are interested in following mail-in/early voting trends across the country, I found this website to be a good resource.


Be an early voter and get that vote in!!

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