The city of Lansing says they have nearly 6000 absentee ballots. That's hundreds more then the entire lot received for the 2000 election.
The Lansing city clerk says that's about five percent more then the past U.S. presidential election.
The city of Jackson is tracking well above its 2000 totals, saying they've seen an increase of 23 percent.
There's still seven days till the general election.