During the 2014 midterm election, 791,000 total early votes were cast.
With a week to go before Election Day more than 3 million voters have already cast ballots in the battleground state of Florida.
These numbers don't include mail in ballots.
This year's turnout handily surpassed in person turnout for the 2014 midterm and 2012 presidential elections.
"In Colorado, we want to make it as easy as possible for people to vote". Among lower-key elections, however, participation seems to be slightly higher among registered Democrats, which McDonald suggests could be a outcome of voters channeling discontent with national politics into their local races.
State data shows 10 percent of Louisiana's almost 3 million voters cast ballots in the weeklong early voting period that ended Tuesday, in races for secretary of state, six U.S. House seats and other positions.
Residents have one more chance to vote, on Tuesday, Nov. 6, Election Day.
During the last midterm election, almost 3.19 million Floridians cast their ballots before Election Day.
At the top of this year's ballot is the U.S. Senate battle between Republican incumbent Ted Cruz and Democratic challenger Beto O'Rourke.
Early voting shows an impressive surge in voting among the younger demographic - but it's because they generally don't vote in large numbers historically.