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When does early voting start, and how many votes are cast that way? Our guide explains

Election Day is just four weeks from Tuesday, but millions of Americans will cast their ballot before then—and hundreds of thousands already have. Overall, early votes and absentee ballots accounted for roughly 36 percent of all votes cast four years ago, and there’s a good chance that that proportion will increase this year, given the growing popularity of early voting and moves in several states to expand it since the last presidential election.
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