The San Diego County Registrar of Voters is sending a record-breaking number of mail-in ballots Tuesday.
The 960,000 ballots being mailed to more than 60 percent of voters in San Diego County represents the highest number of mail-in ballots ever sent by the registrar, staffers tell NBC 7 San Diego.
There are a lot of reasons why people are choosing to vote this way. For one, people can take their time and vote in their own home.
And this year, that may be necessary as there are over 180 decisions to make on this year’s ballot.
Four years ago, in the last presidential election, there was a 77 percent voter turnout.
The registrar wants to remind voters that mailing in ballots early allows the county to release the results right after polls close on November 8.
It's still not too late to register to vote and get your mail in ballot.