Third party and no party affiliated voters make up almost 547,000 vote-by-mail and early voting ballots.
"Politics entering almost every facet of our lives is (helping drive) the turnout", said Allan Saxe, an associate political science professor at UTA.
In 2016, 480,936 Tarrant County voters cast ballots in person for the presidential election.
"The youth vote is higher than 2014 so far, but so few young people have voted at this point it is not hard to double the numbers", said University of Florida political scientist Michael McDonald.
And in the 2012 presidential election, 387,350 Tarrant County voters cast early ballots in person, election records show.
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New statistics released Tuesday by the state Division of Elections show that more than 1.26 million people have voted early.
A further 19 US states and the District of Columbia have also outperformed their 2014 early voting turnout, according to political scientist Michael P. McDonald of the University of Florida in Gainesville.
Early voting ran from October 22 to November 2.
Records have been shattered across the country, including in the Lone Star state where Harris County saw the largest number of voters on the first day of early voting ever, casting more than 63,000 ballots.
Polls will be open on Election Day, Nov. 6, from 7 a.m.to 7 p.m.