ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) — The official voter turnout numbers are in.
More than three million people made their voices heard in the State of Maryland this year.READ MORE: Police Shoot, Kill Man Holding Woman At Knife Point In East Baltimore
That’s about 265,000 more people compared to the 2016 Presidential Election.
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Official Turnout Statistics are out! See the data at https://t.co/Hrr9pDfYsE under 2020 Presidential General Election Reports. #MDvotes #TrustedInfo2020 #Election2020results #OfficialResults #VoterTurnout pic.twitter.com/WUCGdbizbEREAD MORE: Maryland's EquiFest Showcases Adoptable Horses, Some Retired From Racing
— Maryland Elections (@md_sbe) December 30, 2020
This time around, the State Board of Election data shows 49 percent of people chose to vote by mail, and 32 percent took advantage of early voting.