In the battleground state of Michigan, Detroit is on track to have its highest voter turnout in more than two decades, local elections officials said on Tuesday.
Considering in-person voting and absentee ballots, Detroit City Clerk Janice Winfrey told The Washington Post that officials project voter turnout will be between 53 and 55 percent, up three percentage points from earlier estimates. Winfrey said she has "never experienced" anything like the 2020 election.
Late Tuesday night, Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson (D) said 3.3 million absentee ballots were cast in the state, and she estimates between 2 and 2.5 million people voted in person on Election Day. "We're on track to be in a position to potentially see a full result of every tabulation in the next 24 hours," Benson said.
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