Skip to comments.Early voting statistics (mainly North Carolina)
Posted on 09/26/2012 7:11:53 AM PDT by Ravi
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Also 1278 ballots returned in South Dakota. Go South Dakota. Where’s Tom Daschle?
Where are these votes held until election day? Are they tallied? I prefer everybody voting on the same day.
at democratic party headquarters. j/k. Nothing is tallied - this is just who has returned ballots. 49% of returned ballots have come from registered republicans thus far - still very early. We would presume that most not all of those registered repubs would vote Romney. Similarly for democrats.
Ok, then how are early votes cast?
How do they know which ballot is R and which is D?
Both my husband vote absentee, seems like we are never home on election day, the ballots are identical in color and shape, I am registered as R, he as DTS. There are no identifying marks on the front envelope or in the inside envelope.
absentee. I don’t know regulations regarding absentee ballots for North Carolina. If it’s no excuse absentee or if you need an excuse.
It’s not the ballot, it’s the voter. They do (hopefully) keep track of whether you’ve returned your ballot and match that to your party registration.
What does AA stand for? You said it is at 9.8 percent right now.
Ok. Not that it really matters to me. I always vote in a polling place. I just worry where these things are held and whether those with access to them are trustworthy.
In some states, your are required to register by Party. They know your probable party affiliation by looking you up on the voter rolls, even though it only counts for the Primary. It used to be that way in CA, but I think they changed it.
In Wisconsin, we do not register by Party. They shouldn’t even know us by age, although the municipality always seems to know a lot of things about us that I never told them.
Anyone have statistics on Ohio early voting?
GOP in NC promoted absentee ballots by phone and mailings. It looks like that has paid off. Helping get the “hot to” info to those who need an absentee ballots.
ooops that should be “how to” not “hot to”
In NC, you can vote at designated polling places in your county, just like you would on election day. This is different from the absentee ballot system, which is also available.
Every media poll I looked at today has Obama up in North Carolina by 2 to 5 points. But your numbers are real while the poll numbers are hypothetical.
I don't know what the historical trends have been in N.C. but nationally the Over-60 voters lean Democrat. The above numbers would indicate they are leaning Republican.
This time of year drivers should be especially cautious to avoid democrats
travelling the roads between the cemetaries and the election polling places.
That’s correct. In NC we register by party.
Must live in NC. Must be a very big demand for the absentee ballots.