California Recall Election Sees High Voter Turnout
With polls still open in California, millions of votes have been received so far.
Already, more people have returned ballots than cast votes in the last California recall election in 2003.
More than nine million votes have already been received in the California recall election, suggesting a relatively high turnout more reminiscent not of a low-wattage special election but of a high-profile midterm.
These nine million votes will probably account for most of the ballots cast in the election. They were overwhelmingly cast by mail or through early in-person voting. And they offer an emerging picture of an electorate that is somewhat older, whiter and more highly educated than those who had returned ballots at this time in last November’s presidential election.
Overall in the recall, registered …
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