The latest data from the Florida Chamber’s Early Voting Dashboard shows that total returned vote-by-mail (VBM) ballots are near one million, with 973,343 ballots returned. Early voting totals have increased nearly 50,000 from yesterday's message, reaching 282,405 votes. However, total turnout still remains below 10 percent.
Republicans are leading in VBM returns and early voting, making their total ballots cast 586,978 versus 523,425 for Democrats. While Republicans are leading Democrats by nearly 61,000 votes in VBM returns, it is much tighter in the early vote, with Republicans edging out Democrats by less than 3,000 votes.