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.

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That’s about 265,000 more people compared to the 2016 Presidential Election.

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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.

CBS Baltimore Staff