Denton County reported 69,786 ballots were cast Oct. 13 and Oct. 14, up from the 36,261 cast in the first two days of voting in the last presidential election in 2016, county spokesperson Dawn Cobb said.
The number of early votes cast so far represents 12% of the county’s current number of registered voters. For the November election, 565,671 people are registered to vote in Denton County—a 21% increase from four years ago, according to county records.
In 2016, the number that participated in the first two days of early voting represented nearly 8% of registered voters in Denton County. By the end of that election, roughly 65% of the county’s registered voters had cast ballots.