More than 1,700 people voted in person on the first day of early voting in Victoria

3,838 total votes cast in person and by mail

VICTORIA, Texas- The Victoria County elections office reported 1,720 in-person voters on the first day of early voting Tuesday. That is 3% of the 56,665 voters who are registered to vote in Victoria County.

For those voting by mail, the elections office also reported 5,226 total mail ballots mailed out to date. Thus far 9.2% of registered voters have voted by mail. Two hundred and sixty-one of those mail-in ballots were returned to the elections office on Tuesday, and 2,118 have been returned to date.

In total 3,838 total votes have been cast in person and by mail.

Early voting goes through October 31st.

Read more: Early voting schedule and locations released by Victoria County Elections Office