Early voting ends in N.C., 16,000+ vote in Mecklenburg Co. on final day

Early voting ends in N.C., 16,000+ vote in Mecklenburg Co. on final day
(Source: WFIE)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - One-stop early voting has ended in North Carolina on Saturday.

Next stop, Tuesday’s Election Day.

On Saturday’s final day of one-stop early voting, election officials tell WBTV that 16,295 people cast their ballot in Mecklenburg County.

In total, about 365,000 people voted early in-person in Mecklenburg County, while another 108,000 residents mailed in their ballots. Election officials say that 474,000 Mecklenburg County residents have voted up to this point.

As of 5 a.m. on Oct. 31, more than 4.3 million votes have been cast in North Carolina. That’s compared to 2.9 million in 2016, which had the previous presidential election on the ballot.

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