NBC News: GOP Leads In Early Voting Nationwide

As of Wednesday, 43 percent of early voters are Republican and 41 percent are Democrats.

Six days out from Election Day, over 24 million votes have been counted as early or absentee, a number that exceeds the total nationwide early vote from 2014.

As of Wednesday, 24,024,621 million early and absentee ballots have been counted nationwide in all states with early voting activity.

Six days out from Election Day during the last midterm in 2014, just under 13 million (12,938,596) early or absentee ballots had been counted — a difference of over 11 million — signifying that voters could be shifting more and more toward early voting.

Wednesday’s early vote total even surpasses the total nationwide early vote from 2014, which was over 21 million (21,218,015).