Updated: “Trump urges Oz to ‘declare victory’ before vote tally complete in Pa.”

Washington Post (and others) reporting Trump’s posturing and anti-absentee ballot nonsense. But buried way down in the article is some actual interesting information on turnout (see quote below.

For more on the state of the count and likelihood of a recount, see this new Philadelphia Inquirer piece.

In every state except Pennsylvania that has held midterm primaries this year, turnout has dropped between 41 and 70 percentage points compared with 2020′s primaries — not a surprise, since that was a presidential year. But in Pennsylvania, the turnout drop was only 17 percentage points, evidence of higher enthusiasm among Democratic voters, at least compared with other states that have voted this year, such as neighboring Ohio.”

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