Early mail voters deliver 3,300 ballots

A steady stream of voters fill the voting booths (AP Photo/Al Behrman)

Voters by mail are becoming more predominant in Montgomery County.

Ballots by mail (BBM) carried two-fifths of the early votes cast in the May 24 primary runoff election this week.

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As of Friday afternoon, early voters turned out 3,306 (39.2 percent) ballots by mail out of the 8,441 total compared to 5,135 on site (60.8 percent)

A change in legislation is contributing to the BBM turnout, according to Montgomery County Elections Administrator Suzie Harvey, who noted an increase in BBM since the passage.

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