Early voting in Florida surges past 2014 totals

Early voter turnout strong across state

More than 307,000 Louisiana residents have voted in advance of next week's election, exceeding the state's early voting turnout for all but presidential election years.

In just the first week of early voting, election officials say more than 716,000 ballots were cast.

During the last midterm election, almost 3.19 million Floridians cast their ballots before Election Day.

The secretary of state's office predicts turnout will reach 30 to 35 percent on Election Day.

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Prepaid postage on all ballot-return envelopes now means you don't even need to scrounge for a stamp, making it easier than ever to vote in the all-mail election.

More than 16 percent of voters to date have Spanish surnames, a higher share than in any previous midterm election. The race between Republican Dino Rossi and Democrat Kim Schrier has drawn considerable interest, spurring millions in campaign spending.

Taking a closer look at who is voting early in some of the most populated counties across Central Florida reveals that Republicans are outvoting Democrats locally as well, according to voter data. Bill Nelson in a race that could determine control of the U.S. Senate.

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