HOUSTON – Voters in Harris County set another early-voting record Wednesday. This time for turnout on the second day of early voting.
According to a tweet from the Harris County Clerk’s Office, there had been 100,000 ballots cast by about 5:20 p.m.
It happened! We reached 100,000 votes again on the second day of Early Voting! Polls are open until 7 p.m. tonight. https://t.co/s3HBl2J9bW #HarrisVotes #HouNews #HouVote #Vote pic.twitter.com/9eNvFFajUG— Harris County Clerk (@HarrisVotes) October 14, 2020
That shattered the previous day-two-early-voting record of 73,542 set in 2016.
This marks the second consecutive day of record-setting voting in Harris County. The county also broke 2016′s turnout record for the first day of early voting on Tuesday with more than 128,000 people voting.