Virginia voters embrace absentee ballots

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RICHMOND, Va. (WDBJ7) A large percentage of voters across Virginia cast absentee ballots in Tuesday's elections.

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The Virginia Public Access Project reports that in 29 cities and towns, more than half of the votes cast were absentee ballots.

SEE RESULTS from Tuesday's local elections in Virginia

The number of absentee ballots statewide was more than 40 times higher than the total four years ago.

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