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Iowa sets record for absentee ballot requests at over 700,000


This news story was published on October 13, 2020.
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DES MOINES – Iowa has set a record for absentee ballot requests at over 700,000, the state’s top election official says.

Iowa Secretary or State Paul Pate reports that more than 700,000 Iowans have requested absentee ballots for the 2020 general election, surpassing the state record for absentee requests in an election. The previous high was more than 693,000, set in 2016.

Number of absentee ballot requests and votes in Iowa as of Friday evening:

Democrat: 365,080 requests, 59,768 voted
Republican: 212,385 requests, 23,247 voted
No Party: 123,869 requests, 12,916 voted

Total requests: 703,768; total ballots sent: 689,166; total ballots received: 96,219.

Iowans can vote in-person at most county courthouses now through election day.

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4 Responses to Iowa sets record for absentee ballot requests at over 700,000

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    October 15, 2020 at 3:03 am

    its all those who want Trump thrown out on his ear that are voting absentee and usually don’t vote.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    October 13, 2020 at 8:45 am

    My wife and I have already received 4 each – easy to spot a Biden voter – Their sitting in a car -windows up – facemask of course installed – filling out absentee ballots from phone book – all legal in the socialist world.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      October 13, 2020 at 12:51 pm

      You are lying again.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      October 13, 2020 at 4:37 pm

      Easy to spot a Kool Aid drinker just by reading his post. Drink Up My Friend….