BOSTON (CBS) – More than 1 million people in Massachusetts have already voted in the presidential election.Body Of Missing Swimmer Recovered From Hyde Park Pond
According to the Secretary of State’s office, 1,177,856 ballots have been received, either through early in-person voting or mail-in voting as of Wednesday.READ MORE: 'It's Really Disturbing': Harvard Student In Surfside, Florida Describes Scene Of Building Collapse
Of the state’s registered voters, 43.4% — 2,025,985 voters — have applied to vote by mail or have voted early and 58.8% of voters who have been provided of with a ballot have already returned it. Of all registered voters, 25.2% have already voted.
The Secretary of State’s office said the number of ballots cast is equal to 34.9% of the number of ballots cast in the 2016 election.MORE NEWS: 'Our Roads Need Attention Now': Attleboro Official Says State Can't Afford 2 Month Sales Tax Holiday
Ballot boxes are available around Boston 24 hours a day.