Capital Region counties report early voting numbers


ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10)- Eleven counties in the Capital Region are reporting early voting numbers. Albany and Schenectady counties have seen the greatest number of people taking advantage of early voting as of Thursday, October 28.

Albany County is reporting 13,200 while Schenectady County is reporting 11,500. Rensselaer County is reporting the third most early votes, 7,040. Saratoga County is following closely behind in fourth place with 7,037 early votes.

Local boards of elections said they issued more than 135,000 absentee ballots in the 11 counties. To date 80,000 have been returned. Absentee ballots will be counted after the general election on November 3.

Early voting in the state will continue through November 1.

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