Early voting is well underway in battleground Minnesota as coronavirus cases reach record highs. More than 900,000 ballots have been cast less than three weeks ahead of Nov.
3 -- 30% of the state's total 2016 voter turnout, according to data from the U.S. Elections Project. At the same time, the state reported 2,300 new COVID-19 cases Friday -- 50% higher than the record number of infections reported last Saturday, according to the Star Tribune.