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Republican Vote-By-Mail Ballots Leading In North Central Florida

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More than 40,000 people have voted by mail as of this morning in 11 North Central Florida counties since vote-by-mail ballots were issued in early October.

Marion County is leading the 11, with a total of 21,499 already in. Of these, 10,823 are Republican ballots, 7,353 are Democrat, 2,520 are no party affiliation and 803 are “other,” or third-party candidates.

Alachua County is right behind Marion, with a total of 10,046 votes in. Out of that amount, 5,646 were Democrat, 2,894 Republican, 1,280 no party affiliation and 226 were other.

The county with the lowest amount so far is Lafayette with 227.

Out of the 41,585 vote-by-mail ballots across the 11 counties, 18,346 votes were from Republicans, 17,405 from Democrats, 4,553 from no party affiliation and 1,281 from other.

The numbers for the 11 counties are:

Alachua County: 10,046
Democrat: 5,646
Republican: 2,894
No party affiliated: 1,280
Other: 226

Bradford County: 1,273
Democrat: 522
Republican: 625
No party affiliated: 104
Other: 22

Columbia County: 2,372
Democrat: 962
Republican: 1,110
No party affiliated: 219
Other:81

Gilchrist County: 856
Democrat: 304
Republican: 464
No party affiliated: 67
Other: 21

Hamilton County: 676
Democrat: 387
Republican: 245
No party affiliated: 40
Other: 4

Lafayette County: 227
Democrat: 146
Republican: 72
No party affiliated: 9
Other: 0

Madison County: 457
Democrat: 278
Republican: 147
No party affiliated: 25
Other: 7

Marion County: 21,499
Democrat: 7,353
Republican: 10,823
No party affiliated: 2,520
Other: 803

Putnam County: 2,052
Democrat: 898
Republican: 939
No party affiliated: 174
Other: 41

Suwannee County: 1,808
Democrat: 746
Republican: 899
No party affiliated: 93
Other: 70

Union County: 319
Democrat: 163
Republican: 128
No party affiliated: 22
Other: 6

About Sara Marino

Sara is a reporter for WUFT News and can be reached at news@wuft.org or 352-392-6397.

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