HARRISBURG (AP) – Applications for mail-in or absentee ballots in PA have exceeded 3 million. State data shows that, of those applications, more than 57% have been returned to counties. More than 9 million Pennsylvanians have registered to vote, a record high. If turnout is 70%, which was the rate in 2016′s presidential election in the Commonwealth, that means 6.3 million people will vote. The majority of people, 1.9 million, applying for mail-in or absentee ballots are Democrats, according to state data. About 760,000 are Republicans and 350,000 are registered independents or third-party voters.