Omaha Early Voting Update 5

Another day, another update for next Tuesday’s mayoral general election.

Democrats have built a small but steady lead in early voting (in person and returned ballots). With over 20,000 now cast (34.9% of the total votes cast in the April primary), here is how it currently breaks down by party affiliation:

Democratic—10048—48.9%

Republican—8299—40.4%

NonPartisan–2137—10.4%

Libertarian——-48—-0.2%

And here are the cumulative figures day by day, updated through May 6th:

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 tomorrow evening.