US election 2020: How many Americans have voted early so far? The number of people who voted early in the 2016 presidential election was more than five times the number who voted early 24 years earlier, in 1992. How many people have voted early so far this year? According to the US Elections Project, as of 2 November more than 99 million Americans had voted early - either by post or in person. The number of people who've voted early so far is also already 72% of the total number of people who voted in the election in 2016.Who is voting early?