Early Voting Could Account for as Much as 40 Percent of all Ballots

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Published on October 27 2012 9:52 am
Last Updated on July 14 2013 4:07 pm
Written by Wayne Moran

Up to 40 percent of all ballots to be cast in the presidential election could be from early voters.  In addition, polls of people who've already voted show President Obama with a comfortable lead over GOP challenger Mitt Romney.

According to Reuters-Ipsos polling data, Obama leads Romney 54-percent to 39-percent among voters who already have cast ballots. Nearly a quarter of minority voters, who tend to support Obama, and almost a fifth of white voters have cast ballots.

As was previously reported, early voting is underway across Illinois.