Thursday, October 13, 2016

Updated Numbers of NC's Absentee by Mail-In Ballots as of 10-13-16

So far, over 141,000 mail-in absentee ballots have been requested by North Carolina voters, with 40 percent of the requests coming from registered Republicans, 32 percent from registered Democrats, 28 percent from registered unaffiliated voters, and less than one percent from registered Libertarians.

Among those who have requested mail-in ballots and comparing them to four years ago (same day totals of ballots sent out by county board of elections):

Among the returned and accepted ballots (over 31,400 so far), 38 percent are from registered Republicans, 37 percent from registered Democrats, and 25 percent from registered unaffiliated voters. In comparison to their same-day cumulative accepted ballot totals from 2012:

In comparing these absentee ballots to four years ago:

So far this year, the total accepted ballots is at 77 percent of where they were the same day in 2012, with registered Republicans at 54 percent, registered Democrats at 104 percent, and registered unaffiliated voters at 106 percent.

Of the voters who have requested mail-in ballots, an analysis was conducted as to whether these voters were registered in 2012 and if they participated (and if so, what voting method) that year:

Finally, of the nearly 110,000 ballots still outstanding that have not been returned, the party registration is: