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Early, absentee voting breaks New Mexico records : Over 430,000 have cast ballots, compared to 250,000 in 2014 midterms

Nov 05, 2018 - Albuquerque Journal (New Mexico)

New Mexicans cast early and absentee votes in record numbers ahead of Tuesday's midterm election.

More than 430,000 people had already voted as of Saturday evening, when early in-person voting ended across the state, according to data released Sunday by the Secretary of State's Office.

In a news release Sunday, Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver said early voting around the country produced record-breaking results this year, "and New Mexico is no exception."

"A healthy d...