Updated: November 10, 2020 10:56 AM
Created: November 10, 2020 10:53 AM
Minnesota's voter turnout total is rising as the Minnesota Secretary of State's Office continues to count absentee ballots.
According to the Secretary of State's Office, as of Monday, 444 absentee ballots were added to statewide totals, creating a total of 1,908,926 accepted absentee and mail ballots.
Additionally, the Secretary of State's Office reports there are 228,916 outstanding absentee and mail ballots, as of Monday.
The updated total follows data from the Secretary of State's Office that reported, as of noon Wednesday last week, there was a roughly 7.9% increase in ballots over the previous record set during the 2016 general election.
Wednesday is the final day for absentee ballots to be received and accepted, according to the Secretary of State's Office.
Still counting . . .— Steve Simon (@MNSteveSimon) November 10, 2020
We just posted updated absentee numbers: 444 absentee ballots have been added to statewide totals today. (Tomorrow is the last day for receipt of ballots.)
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