The surge in votes is partly due to high turnout during early voting and increases in registered voters in Texas' growing urban and suburban counties, it added.
October 30 is the last day of early voting in Texas. In Harris County, where Texas' largest city Houston is located, all 122 early voting locations will be open until 7 p.m. local time. Local officials have encouraged people to vote with safety measures due to spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.
"We know that voting by mail is the safest and most convenient way to vote, but for the thousands of Harris County residents that are not eligible, we've provided more opportunities to vote and stay safe than ever before in Texas history," local media quoted Harris County Clerk Chris Hollins as saying.
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