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How many voted in the US election 2020?

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The world is watching as Americans await the results from the US election 2020, which will see either Donald Trump or Joe Biden take the White House. The candidates have campaigned for months, and while the incumbent President believes he has a good chance of winning, Mr Biden remains “hopeful”.

As of the start of election day on November 3, almost 100 million Americans had voted early.

This is more than double the amount of people who chose to do so in 2016, when 47 million cast their ballots ahead of election day.

However, the coronavirus pandemic is most likely the main reason people voted early this year.

Officials have encouraged eligible voters to head to the polls early to stop the spread of COVID-19 at polling stations.

In 2016, just under 139 million people voted in the presidential election.

The election saw Mr Trump win his first term in office, beating Democrat Hillary Clinton in the race.

The presidential election in 2008 saw the highest percentage of voters cast a ballot in recent history.

As many as 61.1 percent voted that year, and saw Barack Obama beat John McCain to a term in the White House.

How many voted in the US election 2020?

The number of voters for this year’s US election is not yet available and will update this story once the information is available.

The complete turnout for the US election 2020 won’t have a definite assessment ready before some time after November 3.

However, some reports, including from the US Elections Project, are suggesting more than 150 million people could vote this year.

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Some states, including Washington and Texas have already registered more early votes than the total 2016 turnout.

That would mean 62 percent of eligible voters in the US have cast a ballot.

According to Census Bureau estimates, overall, 245.5 million Americans were ages 18 and older in November 2016, about 157.6 million of whom reported being registered to vote.

Just over 137.5 million people told the census they voted that year, somewhat higher than the actual number of votes tallied – nearly 136.8 million.

Current numbers are showing Republican voters are voting more in person.

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