More than a thousand Delaware County residents cast early ballots for this week's General Election.

According to officials with the Delaware County Election Board, 468 people cast ballots on Thursday, Nov. 1. An additional 430 residents voted on Friday, Nov. 2, and 245 voted on Saturday, Nov. 3.

The early voting turnout was greater than the early vote for the mid-term November election in 2014, but less than the mid-term November election in 2016.

Elsewhere, a large number of Ottawa County residents have voted by mail or voted early in advance of Tuesday’s general election.

Officials with the Ottawa County Election Board report they have received 213 votes by mail.

There were 268 who voted Thursday, 328 on Friday and 129 Saturday.

Statewide Monday morning, 58,486 have voted by mail and 107,112 by absentee in-person for a total of 165,598.

The party affiliation of combined mail/early voters has been 50.8 percent Republican, 40.7 percent Democrat; 8.2 percent, Independent, and 0.3 percent, Libertarian.

Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, throughout the county. Residents in line at 7 p.m., will be allowed to cast ballots. Voters are reminded to take a photo id with them to the polls. 

Go to www.ok.gov/elections to find polling places and to keep up with local and state races.