PEI Election: Increase in Advanced Voting

Today is polling day for the PEI general election, but a record number of PEI voters have already cast their ballots in advance polls.

According to this CBC article, 28,895 voters cast their ballots in the three days of advance voting available, compared to 21,017 in the 2011 provincial election: http://www.cbc.ca/news/elections/prince-edward-island-votes/advance-poll-numbers-rise-dramatically-1.3059726

With 95,433 people currently on the PEI voters list, that means there was approximately a 30% voter turnout at the advance polls.

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