How a Texas county is handling record voting turnout during a pandemic

With a population of 1.3 million, Travis County, which includes the city of Austin, is Texas’s fifth largest.

Ahead of the presidential election, its registrar achieved quite a feat, registering 97% of the eligible population.

Early voting began on Oct. 13, and over 35,000 voters cast ballots on the first two days. Election officials expect a record turnout.

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