Early voting, from mail-in to absentee, skyrocketed in Missouri this year.
In 2016, 282,150 Missourians voted by absentee ballot.
This year, as of October 29, 723,058 Missourians have already submitted their absentee ballots to local election authorities.
According to the Missouri Secretary of State website, 60,377 mail-In ballots and 733,389 absentee ballots were requested in 2020. About 60% more Missourians are voting by absentee this year.