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Over 11% of Erie County voters have cast early ballots

Over 11% of Erie County voters have cast early ballots

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Long lines formed as early voting opened at Amherst Center for Senior Services, Monday, Oct. 26, 2020.

More than 11% of Erie County’s nearly 630,000 registered voters have cast ballots during the first four days of early voting for the Nov. 3 general election, Elections Commissioners Ralph M. Mohr and Jeremy J. Zellner announced.

A total of 21,142 votes were recorded Tuesday, bringing the count to 70,017 since early voting began Saturday, Mohr and Zellner said.

In early voting in 2019, the total for the entire nine days was 26,514.

Erie County residents may cast ballots at any of the county’s 37 early voting locations, regardless of their address.

For a list, visit

Polls are open noon to 9 p.m. Wednesday to Friday and noon to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, when early voting ends.

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Dale Anderson has been a Buffalo News staff reporter since 1968. He was the chief rock and pop writer for 20 years and helped establish the weekend entertainment magazine Gusto.

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