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