States setting early turnout records ahead of Election Day

  • Voters wait in line at Boise City Hall in Boise, Idaho, to cast ballots in early voting Friday, Nov. 2, 2018. An unusually high number of Idahoans have voted early, and two high-profile ballot initiatives appear to be driving some of the turnout. (AP Photo/Keith Ridler)

  • The Pittsfield, Mass., City Hall is packed with voters on the last day of early voting in Massachusetts, Friday, Nov. 2, 2018. (Ben Garver/The Berkshire Eagle via AP)

ATLANTA — More than 30 million Americans have cast early ballots ahead of Tuesday’s midterm elections, eclipsing the 2014 early totals nationally and suggesting a high overall turnout for contests that could define the final two years of President Donald Trump’s term.