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Second-day turnout of early voting in largest counties higher than first

The first day of early voting broke local turnout records across Texas. In many parts of the state, turnout on the second day was even better.

Signs line the property of the Oak Cliff Sub-Courthouse in Dallas, Texas, on the first day of early voting on Monday, Oct. 24, 2016.

Harris County — the largest county in Texas — reported record-breaking voter turnout numbers on Monday and then broke that record on Tuesday.

It wasn't alone. 

After a day of long lines and record breaking-turnout figures on the first day of early voting in Texas, some counties are reporting even higher voter turnout on the second day, according to media reports and county elections offices. In past presidential elections, voter turnout on the second day of early voting has often stayed about the same as the first day or even dropped off some.

Here’s a quick roundup of turnout figures across Texas.

Early voting continues through Nov. 4. Election Day is Nov. 8.

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