HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. — After a record-breaking turnout on the first day of early voting, Hillsborough County again broke a record on Tuesday.
According to Craig Latimer, Supervisor of Elections in Hillsborough, the office has received more vote-by-mail ballots so far this election than were cast in 2016.
Another record broken - we have already received more Vote By Mail ballots than were cast in the 2016 presidential election— Craig Latimer 🗳️ (@HillsboroughSOE) October 20, 2020
On Monday, Hillsborough and Pinellas counties both had recording-breaking numbers. In Hillsborough, more than 24,000 votes went to the polls in person. An increase of more than 5,000 voters compared to the first day of early voting in 2016.
Mail-in ballots must be turned in by 7 p.m. on election day.