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High early-voter turn out for Eden Monaro by-election


Almost one in three voters in the federal seat of Eden-Monaro have so far opted to cast their ballots early or by mail.

Early voting has only been open in the by-election for a week with 6650 early votes cast.

Since postal voting applications opened on May 25, a total of 26,286 applications have been lodged.

The July 4 by-election was triggered by the resignation of Labor MP Mike Kelly and is being contested by a field of 14 candidates.