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Projections will be made by the Associated Press, though the final results may not arrive until days after Nov. 8.
County election officials will need to tabulate votes placed on Nov. 8 as well as the more than 1 million vote-by-mail ballots that have already arrived. Vote-by-mail ballots can be returned before 8 p.m. on Nov. 8 with properly noted signatures and dates.
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According to the Pennsylvania Department of State, 82% of vote-by-mail ballots were returned as of 9 a.m. on Nov. 8. A total of 1,439,579 ballot applications were accepted and 1,190,087 were returned.
Of the 1,190,087 ballots returned, registered Democrats accounted for 822,861 of returned ballots, or 69%.
Registered Republican ballots returned accounted for 253,240 (21%) and third-party voters accounted for 9% of returned ballots.
- Ballot applications: 1,439,579
- Democrat ballot applications: 986,540
- Republican ballot applications: 303,438
- Third party ballot applications: 149,601
- Ballots returned: 1,190,087
- Democrat ballots returned: 822,861
- Republican ballots returned: 253,240
- Third party ballots returned: 113,986
The number of returned ballots does not necessarily mean the votes were for Democrats or Republicans. The ballots are sorted based on the voter registration of the applicant.
Ballots can be returned to your county board of elections by hand. State election officials are asking anyone who did not return their vote by mail ballot to no longer use the mail as the ballot may not arrive before the 8 p.m. Election Day deadline.
Allegheny and Philadelphia counties had the most vote-by-mail ballots returned with Allegheny County returning 156,227 ballots. Philadelphia County has received 120,179 as of 9 a.m.
Montgomery County (outside Philadelphia) was the only other county to have more than 100,000 ballots returned.
Cameron County had the fewest number of ballots requested (434) and returned (407). The county has an estimated 3,700 residents over 18, according to the U.S. Census.