Early Voting Rolls Out In Massachusetts

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Seventeen percent of Massachusetts voters already have cast ballots in this general election. Early voting began Saturday.

With exactly two weeks to go until the November election, the pace of early ballots, in person and by mail, seems unlikely to slow.

Can we manage it? And when will all those votes get counted?

We check in with Secretary of the Commonwealth Bill Galvin and hear from Jeff Nutting, who is helping cover administrative duties in Brookline while Town Clerk Patrick Ward is on medical leave.

For more information about voting in Massachusetts, visit

This segment aired on October 20, 2020.

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