30 Oct 2020

More than 80m vote early in US election

Europe Editor and Presenter

Today is the last day of early voting in Texas, and something historic has just happened.

The number of voters so far has now surpassed the entire total of Texans who voted in 2016, and election day is still four days away.

Key to who wins the ruby red Lone Star state, which incredibly, is now considered a toss up, is who those early voters chose – Biden or Trump.

Two years ago, a record turnout for the Mid-term election translated into a huge win for the Democrats.

Will the same be true again?

We spent some time with two Texan women,  with two very different views on their state and their country.