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November 6, 2012 | last updated November 6, 2012 11:33 am

As polls open, nearly 20% of ME votes already in

Around one-fifth of Maine's registered voters submitted absentee ballots in advance of polls opening today.

By a tally from the Maine Secretary of State's office yesterday, 169,782 absentee ballots had been accepted, a number making up about 18% of registered voters by the latest available count, in mid-October.

Here's how those ballot returns broke out along party (and non-party) lines:

Democratic absentee ballots
Requested76,372
Accepted67,925
Rejected785
Not returned7,662
Republican absentee ballots
Requested55,535
Accepted49,411
Rejected514
Not returned

5,610

Other* absentee ballots

Requested63,357
Accepted52,718
Rejected571
Not returned10,068

*"Other" includes voters registered as: Americans Elect, Green Independent, and Unenrolled.

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Absentee Voter Data, Nov. 5, 2012 - Maine Department of the Secretary of State

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