Early voters turn out for first week Posted in: News So far, in-person early voting turnout in Bastrop County is slightly higher than during the last presidential election in 2016, and the use of mail-in ballots has increased. On Tuesday, October 13, the first day of early voting, a total of 2,553 people voted in Bastrop County. This is slightly lower than a turnout of 2,571 for the first day of early voting in the fall of 2016, which fell on a Monday. Then, on the second day of early voting this year, 2,572 people voted; this is higher than the turnout for the second day of early voting in 2016 ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!