Less Than Three Months To Election Day, Democrats Turn Out In Droves Across The Country

Democrats turned out in massive numbers across the country for yesterday’s primaries, sparking a historic surge in mail-in voting and securing key victories including Medicaid expansion in Missouri. While ballots continue to be counted, one thing is clear: less than three months to Election Day, Democrats are energized and eager to vote.

In Arizona:

In Kansas:

In Michigan:

  • MI Dems: Michigan Democrats See Enthusiasm in August Primaries. “Tuesday’s primary results continue to show increased enthusiasm among Democrats heading into November … key Democratic base counties saw spikes in turnout over August 2016 primaries. Wayne County turnout increased by over 115%. Washtenaw County saw over 100,000 voters, an increase of over 165%. In Genesee County, turnout nearly doubled, increasing by 96%. The increase in absentee voting was especially pronounced in counties that supported Clinton, with a 223.8% increase.”

In Missouri:

In Washington:

  • In Washington’s nonpartisan gubernatorial primary, Democratic Governor Jay Inslee currently leads his closest Republican challenger by 35 percentage points.