Final Omaha Early Voting Numbers

Voters are at the polls today choosing between incumbent mayor Jean Stothert and her challenger, Heath Mello.

Democrats head into today with a small lead in early voting (in person and returned ballots). With 22,824 now cast (38.8% of the total votes cast in the April primary), here is how it breaks down by party affiliation:

Democratic—11157—48.9%

Republican—9185—40.2%

NonPartisan–2426—10.6%

Libertarian——-56—-0.2%

And here are the cumulative figures day by day, updated through May 8th:

For reference, during the first round, Democratic ballots made up 45.5% of all votes cast, Republican 42%, Non-Partisan 12%, Libertarian 0.5%. Incumbent Mayor Jean Stothert received 43.7% of the vote, Heath Mello 41.4%

We will have results for the Omaha mayoral election tonight after 9pm EDT.