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Coloradans' early voting tops the half-million mark
Longmont Times-Call ^ | 10/26/2012 | Staff

Posted on 10/27/2012 9:37:52 AM PDT by catnipman

With Election Day still more than a week away, more than 600,000 Colorado voters have already cast their ballots, the Colorado Secretary of State's Office reported this morning.

Secretary of State Scott Gessler's staff said that based on reports from Colorado's county clerks, 626,097 voters had returned their completed mail ballots or had voted in person at their county's designated early-voting polling places as of Friday morning.

On a statewide basis, that included ballots cast by: 244,263 Republicans; 225,850 Democrats; 149,877 voters unaffiliated with any political party; 3,258 Libertarians; 1,159 Green Party members; 1,035 American Constitution Party Members; and 655 Americans Elect Party members.

(Excerpt) Read more at timescall.com ...


TOPICS: Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: colorado; early; vote
This is not looking good right now for THE ONE in Colorado! If this proportion holds for the ultimate totals, this looks like it could be a blowout loss for the Communists.

(BTW, 1.9 permanent mail-in ballots were sent out on October 15th, representing over half the total registered voters in Colorado.)

1 posted on 10/27/2012 9:37:59 AM PDT by catnipman
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To: catnipman

I’ve read the unaffiliated are breaking 2 to 1 for Romney. This one is a loss for Obama ...


2 posted on 10/27/2012 9:41:50 AM PDT by 11th_VA (Keep your laws OFF my Big Gulp !)
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To: catnipman

Of returned ballots:

D-36.07%
R-39.01%
I-23.93%


3 posted on 10/27/2012 9:46:06 AM PDT by Palmetto Patriot (2010 All Over Again. Make it happen. Get Busy!)
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To: 11th_VA

I’m on the ground here in CO. We are good here. Go worry about PA or Ohio :)


4 posted on 10/27/2012 9:46:06 AM PDT by ModelBreaker
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To: catnipman

Messina (Bagdad Bob) is saying that zero is outperforming his 08’ numbers in the early vote.
Seriously this guy is demented!


5 posted on 10/27/2012 9:46:15 AM PDT by Clump ( the tree of liberty is withering like a stricken fig tree)
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To: catnipman
This is not looking good right now for THE ONE in Colorado!

And didn't I read somewhere that the real bellweather state in the country was CO?

6 posted on 10/27/2012 9:46:55 AM PDT by THX 1138 ("Harry, I have a gift.")
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To: catnipman

NH, WI, and CO will put Romney at 271.
IA, WI, and CO will put Romney at 273.

New Hampshire is the one I feel least confident about, but an Iowa win makes NH irrelevant.

The recall election in Wisconsin showed that with motivated turnout, it will turn red.

Colorado clearly appears to flipping.

Three out of four winnable states will do it. Would love to grab Ohio, but at this point it is not looking good and it is not required to win.


7 posted on 10/27/2012 9:49:17 AM PDT by MeanGreen2008
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To: catnipman

God willing the damage Romney inflicted on the Black Turd in the first debate will be substantially enough to win, and win BIG! I missed the first debate because of an engagement that couldn’t be broken, BUT to my surprise my son text me while I was in the meeting telling me that, and I quote,”OMG, Romney is picking Obama apart!” My son who really isn’t into politics much was blown away by Romney. IF my son felt that way during the debate than the majority of Americans thought so too. THAT debate doomed Obumbler’s chances. I believe with all my heart God answered our prayers that night! My son and wife are voting for Romney...his wife was kinda leaning towards Obumbler...now it’s ROMNEY/RYAN all the way! Romney managed to change a HUGH amount of undecided minds!! PTL!!


8 posted on 10/27/2012 9:49:21 AM PDT by RoseofTexas
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To: catnipman

A 10% edge for Republicans in early voter turnout so far. As with other swing states, the real question will be how much voter fraud Dems will be able to get away with.

Fraud in Ohio, for example, is already going on as Somalis are being driven to the polls by Dems. NO Republican interpreters are present so these people will vote countless times throughout the state!!!!


9 posted on 10/27/2012 9:49:46 AM PDT by Oldpuppymax
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To: Clump

Fine by me. The tears of leftists are that much sweeter after they get a loss they didn’t see coming.


10 posted on 10/27/2012 9:53:06 AM PDT by Cruising For Freedom (Don't be the proof that MSM PsyOps works.)
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To: catnipman; mickie; flaglady47
I hope other-worldly Libertarian and conservative third-party voters aren't throwing a Perot monkey wrench into close-election states.....oh, brother. Look at the numbers above....what do you think?

Leni

11 posted on 10/27/2012 9:54:18 AM PDT by MinuteGal
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To: catnipman

Obama will pull ahead when all his early voters vote AGAIN in their home state on election day AFTER having voted early in their own and several neighboring states!!!

Early voting,voting by mail,electronic voting without paper ballots, are all designed to make voter fraud easier.The Democrats propose all thes things and Republicans have been mostly afriad to be called bad names ,so let it happen.

There should be voting ONLY on Election Day with the exception of absentee ballots for certain limited groups ,as was the case in the past.The Democrats “fixed” a system that wasn’t broken,making it easier for the lazy and the criminal to vote.


12 posted on 10/27/2012 9:56:32 AM PDT by hoosierham (Freedom isn't free)
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To: Oldpuppymax
One has to wonder how much of the Democrat vote Romney will be able to pick off....even a few percentage points would be devastating.

IMHO, one doesn't vote early unless you are chomping at the bit for some reason. Do we really think there are that many people who just can't wait to pull the lever for 4 more years like we've just been through?

13 posted on 10/27/2012 9:59:02 AM PDT by Mygirlsmom (Zer0 Fiddled While Tyrone Burned. Impeachment NOW! !!)
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To: catnipman
I know Kansas is a known entity as far as voting, but my brother and I voted early (had a day off) and it was packed. I'm hoping it's busy enough in the states that matter to offset the fraud.
14 posted on 10/27/2012 10:05:38 AM PDT by mykroar (Race/religious riots & hurricanes bring November martial law. Voting postponed.)
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To: mykroar

The state of Tennessee is expecting more than 700,000 to take advantage of early voting.


15 posted on 10/27/2012 10:09:17 AM PDT by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: hoosierham

Just about every liberal drug sodden slacker I know votes only because they can vote absentee or early. My fully indoctrinated unionista cousin says they’re working toward voting in the workplace.

Conservatives who support it are sowing the seeds of our destruction.


16 posted on 10/27/2012 10:09:55 AM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: ModelBreaker

We still need to get that SOB Puddwhacker (Perlmutter) out of office, too.


17 posted on 10/27/2012 10:14:12 AM PDT by RandallFlagg ("Liberalism is about as progressive as CANCER" -Alfonzo Rachel)
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To: ModelBreaker
We are good here.

Yes we are. Then on to Hickenloopy.

18 posted on 10/27/2012 10:23:45 AM PDT by MileHi ( "It's coming down to patriots vs the politicians." - ovrtaxt)
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To: RandallFlagg

I despise that punk. His out-of-the-blue telephone “town halls” are the mark of the coward he is.

GO JOE!


19 posted on 10/27/2012 10:27:52 AM PDT by MileHi ( "It's coming down to patriots vs the politicians." - ovrtaxt)
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To: MileHi

I’m kinda hoping James O’Keefe sends one of his, “Agents,” to Colorado to do some work on Perlmutter. I’d bet there LOADS of dirt on that librat bum.


20 posted on 10/27/2012 10:39:28 AM PDT by RandallFlagg ("Liberalism is about as progressive as CANCER" -Alfonzo Rachel)
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To: RandallFlagg

there = there’s


21 posted on 10/27/2012 10:44:09 AM PDT by RandallFlagg ("Liberalism is about as progressive as CANCER" -Alfonzo Rachel)
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To: RandallFlagg

Yep.


22 posted on 10/27/2012 10:45:55 AM PDT by MileHi ( "It's coming down to patriots vs the politicians." - ovrtaxt)
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To: RandallFlagg

“We still need to get that SOB Puddwhacker (Perlmutter) out of office, too.”

Yup. But I hear (not my district) from well-informed people that race is looking awfully good.

What I’d really like to see is Danny Stroud perform a miracle and take-down DeGette, my second least favorite Coloradan. That is not out of the realm of possible, with the South Jeffco precincts that were added in redistricting.

And, if Kevin Lundberg can take out Polis, it would be a near perfect year. That one is close.


23 posted on 10/27/2012 11:10:17 AM PDT by ModelBreaker
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To: catnipman

I’ve read several threads on FR the past couple of days that have talked about how one party or the other is leading in absentee and/or early voting.

I always vote on election day, so I can’t figure out what is being done with the early/absentee votes. Aren’t votes supposed to be counted AFTER the polls close on election day? ....Are they already counting votes? If they are, and publicizing the results, that will influence election day voting.


24 posted on 10/27/2012 11:27:24 AM PDT by octex
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To: octex

“Aren’t votes supposed to be counted AFTER the polls close on election day? ....Are they already counting votes? If they are, and publicizing the results, that will influence election day voting.”

Indeed, early vote counting doesn’t start until after a state’s polls has closed. However, one can make a few trend inferences about numbers of early ballots, relative party ratios of early ballots returned, comparisons of same with 2008 numbers, etc.


25 posted on 10/27/2012 12:36:39 PM PDT by catnipman (Cat Nipman: Vote Republican in 2012 and only be called racist one more time!)
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To: ModelBreaker
"And, if Kevin Lundberg can take out Polis, it would be a near perfect year. That one is close.

With the redistricting I think we've got a real chance this time

LOL,

My Kevin Lundberg sign disappeared again last night, glad I picked up spares.

26 posted on 10/27/2012 12:43:57 PM PDT by JMJJR ( Newspeak is the official language of Oceania)
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To: JMJJR

I went to my local library here in Palm Beach County to vote today at 1300E. It was FL’s first day of early voting. The lines were out of the buillding and there was no place to park. I’ll go back later.


27 posted on 10/27/2012 1:41:34 PM PDT by Ax ("Bring the Pipes together for the Risin' o' the Moon.")
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To: Ax

Is it a good sign though?


28 posted on 10/27/2012 1:44:33 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: GeronL

I can’t say. I never even got in line to see if I could pick up any vibes.


29 posted on 10/27/2012 2:20:26 PM PDT by Ax ("Bring the Pipes together for the Risin' o' the Moon.")
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To: catnipman

Indeed, early vote counting doesn’t start until after a state’s polls has closed.
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Thanks for the reply confirming that they are not counting early or absentee votes now.

In other words, all of this hype about one or the other candidate “leading” in the voting at this time is just BS based on guesswork and phony estimates.


30 posted on 10/27/2012 5:31:54 PM PDT by octex
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