Florida Democrats fall behind in early voting, lag with mail-in ballots

“Historically, Democrats lead in the early vote,” he said. “And right now, when you combine both the in-person and the mail ballots, registered Democrats are trailing the Republicans by about 30,000 ballots that have been returned. So that should be very concerning to them.”

Republicans typically turn out strongly on Election Day. So Democrats need to rack up big numbers beforehand, especially since the GOP surpassed Democrats in voter registration for the first time last year.