Vermont's secretary of state says the number of registered voters in the state is at its highest level ever.
Secretary of State Jim Condos says that could mean a high turnout for the presidential and state elections on Tuesday. He says so far, 10 percent of voters have cast their ballots early.
Condos tells The Barre-Montpelier Times Argus there were 465,483 registered voters as of Monday evening, up from about 462,000 in 2014. The deadline to register is by 5 p.m. Wednesday and Condos says the number of registered voters is expected to grow until then.
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Condos also says he's confident in the steps that the state has taken to protect the election process against voter fraud.