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  • Florida Early Vote Final Update, 11/08/2016

    11/08/2016 4:50:41 AM PST · by SpeedyInTexas · 91 replies
    11/08/2016 | self
    Here are the final 2012 vs 2016 early vote totals. 2012 (ballots cast, not yet counted) Absentee Ballot - REPs led by 79,000 In-Person Early Voting - DEMs led by 247,000 Combined Early voting - DEMs led by 168,000 Obama won Florida in 2012 by 74,000 votes 2016 (ballots cast, not yet counted) Absentee Ballot - REPs lead by 64,592 In-Person Early Voting - DEMs lead by 154,694 Combined Early voting - DEMs lead by 90,102 The DEM lead has been reduced from 168,000 in 2012 early voting to 90,102 in 2016. That is an improvement of 78,000. That wipes...
  • NC's Early Voting Is In the Books, with a Record Number of Ballots (Cont. good news)

    11/06/2016 7:32:58 AM PST · by rb22982 · 33 replies
    Old North State Politics ^ | 11/06/2016 | MICHAEL BITZER
    ...registered Democrats saw their total ballots slip from their same-day totals in 2012 (down 1.5 percent), registered Republicans are 13.4 percent ahead of their same day totals from 2012 while the big news continues to be the surge in registered unaffiliated voters casting ballots: they finished 41.2 percent ahead of their same day cumulative totals from 2012. In reviewing the race of voters who have submitted absentee ballots, 71 percent have come from white voters, an increase of 18 percent over their same day totals from 2012, while 22 percent have come from black voters, a decrease of 9 percent...
  • The early vote scenario is by no means uniformly good for Hillary Clinton

    11/06/2016 2:10:49 AM PST · by 11th_VA · 25 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 6 Nov 2016 | Philip Bump
    Depending on whom you believe, analysis of early voting is either a good or bad way to tell who is likely to prevail on Tuesday. There are some cases when it seems pretty clearly predictive, such as in Nevada, where Democrats have built up a big lead thanks to strong support from Hispanic voters. In other cases, it's not immediately clear what the data show.(snip)One thing that we can tell from the Catalist data is the shift in black participation in early voting. In Georgia, North Carolina and Ohio, blacks make up a much smaller percentage of the early vote...
  • As NC Winds Down Early Voting, 2016 Speeds Past 2012 Numbers

    11/05/2016 6:51:51 AM PDT · by rb22982 · 15 replies
    Old North State Politics ^ | 11/5/2016 | DR. MICHAEL BITZER
    This year's ballots is 13.4 percent ahead of where things were on this same day in 2012..... Democrats have hit their same totals from four years ago on this same day, but registered Republicans are 13.8 percent ahead of their same-day 2012 totals and registered unaffiliated voters are 43.4 percent ahead of their same day totals Black voters have been making up their deficit from four years ago, now down only 8 percent from their 2012 same-day numbers (down 59,200 ballots), with white voters up 19 percent and all other races up 53 percent [my note: Up 53% on a...
  • Trump Shows Early-Vote Strength in Ohio, Iowa in Final Days

    11/04/2016 9:04:01 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 4 replies
    Bloomberg Politics | November 4, 2016 | Mark Niquette and John McCormick
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  • Early Vote Updates North Carolina Nov 4th (R + 12.5% on 2012, D - 0.1%)

    11/04/2016 8:09:47 AM PDT · by UKrepublican · 39 replies
    "Registered Democrats are 0.1 percent behind their numbers from the same day in 2012, while registered Republicans are 12.5 percent ahead and registered unaffiliated voters are 43.3 percent ahead of their same day totals from four years ago."
  • Early Vote in Clark County Indiana

    11/04/2016 7:20:01 AM PDT · by greylurker · 22 replies
    I cast my vote yesterday at the Courthouse, there was a 40 minute wait, I have never seen a line to vote before. On the way to the Courthouse I saw 4 Trump signs and one Hillary for Prison sign.
  • Weak Early Voter TurnOut Among African Americans Hurting Clinton in Florida

    11/01/2016 10:32:20 AM PDT · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 38 replies ^ | November 1, 2016 | Marc Caputo
    Hillary Clinton has a black voter problem in the nation’s biggest battleground state. After the first full weekend of in-person early voting ended Sunday, African-American turnout failed to meet expectations — or historic precedent — leaving top Democrats and activists fuming or worried that Clinton’s campaign isn’t living up to the hype in Florida.............. “They’re not doing enough in the black community. I have been screaming for months about this and nothing changed and now look what’s happening,” said Democratic U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings, who represents one of South Florida’s largest African-American communities........... “The black vote is way underperforming compared...
  • NC Absentee Ballots Hit 1.7M & Are Ahead of 2012's Same Day Numbers

    10/30/2016 9:13:58 AM PDT · by rb22982 · 29 replies
    Old North State Politics ^ | 10/30/2016 | DR. MICHAEL BITZER
    An abbreviated version of today's posting: all North Carolina absentee ballots have hit over 1.7 million, with nearly 1.6 million accepted as early votes for the November 8 general election. All Absentee Ballots: The 1.7 million ballots, which accounts for all absentee ballots (mail-in and in-person) by sent date, represents a 6.8 percent increase over the same-day cumulative total from 2012's general election absentee voting period (1.59 million). Total Early Votes: Registered Democrats are 4.2 percent behind their same day 2012 total numbers, while registered Republicans are 4.5 percent ahead of their numbers. Registered unaffiliated voters are 36.9 percent ahead...
  • NC Absentee Ballots Reach 1.5M as of 10-29-16 [vs 2012 R+ 2.2% D - 4.8%)

    10/30/2016 4:18:55 AM PDT · by UKrepublican · 26 replies
    With the second full day of expanded early voting locations and hours in North Carolina, voters are obviously very interested in doing two things: voting and thus being done with this election. North Carolina's overall absentee ballots continues to run ahead of where the state was four years ago, with interesting differences within the voting method and party registration.
  • NC Early Vote Update 10/28 (looking good for Trump)

    10/28/2016 6:22:34 AM PDT · by rb22982 · 27 replies
    Old North State Politics ^ | 10/28/2016 | DR. MICHAEL BITZER
    Registered Republicans are 7 percent ahead of their same-day totals for in-person voting, while registered Democrats are 8 percent behind their numbers from four years ago. Registered unaffiliated voters are 35 percent ahead of where they were four years on this same day; Registered Democrats are 44 percent of the total ballots so far, with registered Republicans at 31 percent and registered unaffiliated voters at 25 percent. However, both registered partisan groups are below their same-day totals from 2012: registered Democrats are 7 percent behind, while registered Republicans are 2 percent behind. The surprise this year continues to be registered...
  • Trump Overtakes Clinton In Florida, New Poll Shows (Republican ballot lead 7,000)

    10/26/2016 1:34:54 PM PDT · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 21 replies
    The NY Post ^ | October 26, 2016 | Danile Halper
    Despite a slew of polls showing Donald Trump losing to Hillary Clinton in the critical swing state of Florida, there’s a glimmer of hope for the GOP presidential candidate as a new survey released shows him in the lead. Trump is beating Clinton 45 percent to 43 percent, the Bloomberg Politics Florida poll finds, when independent third party candidates are factored in...... The polls finds Trump is viewed more favorably (46 percent) in Florida than Clinton (44 percent) — The Bloomberg Politics Florida Poll Oct. 21-24 surveyed 953 Florida residents who have already voted or say they will certainly vote....
  • Trump Leads in Florida Poll and Republicans lead in Florida Early Vote Count

    10/26/2016 12:01:22 PM PDT · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 18 replies
    CNN, Bloomberg, SOS Florida results | October 26, 2016 | Beauti ful Graciosos Skies
    Donald Trump is right! He is leading and favored by more voters in Florida than Hillary Clinton. While pollsters have sought to over sample democrat voters and other targeted groups to convince voters that Clinton is leading, Trump is emerging ahead of Clinton in the state of Florida (and Ohio.) At the culmination of the first day of early voting which included returned absentee ballots, Donald Trump led Florida with just over 7,000 votes. In the latest Bloomberg Politics poll, Trump is ahead of Clinton, 45% to 43% -- well within the poll's 3.2 percentage point margin of error. Pollsters...
  • Bloomberg Poll Puts Donald Trump Ahead in Florida (Early Vote is Favoring Trump)

    10/26/2016 10:26:29 AM PDT · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 17 replies
    US News ^ | October 26, 2016 | Gabrielle Levy
    Both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are pouring resources into the battle to win Florida as polling continues to show a extremely tight race in the critical swing state. A new poll out Wednesday from Bloomberg gave a slight advantage to the GOP nominee, who leads 45 percent to Clinton's 43 percent in a four-way race with Libertarian Gary Johnson (4 percent) and Green Party nominee Jill Stein (2 percent). The Bloomberg poll was the best result in the Sunshine State for Trump in weeks; he has trailed his Democratic opponent in RealClearPolitics' average of polls there since before the...
  • Florida Early Voting Results by County & Polling Hours

    10/26/2016 12:41:37 AM PDT · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 15 replies ^ | October 25, 2016 | Brendan Morrow
    Election Day is exactly two weeks away, but millions of Americans across the country have already cast their ballot. Early voting is underway all over the United States, including in Florida, the most significant state in the 2016 election. If Donald Trump does not win Florida, he does not have any realistic path to 270 electoral votes, so a Hillary Clinton victory here would all but guarantee that she will be the next president of the United States. .............The state of Florida releases statistics each day letting us know how many people have voted early. They don’t put out information...
  • Hillary Clinton Presses Florida Supporters to Vote Early (tiny crowd, propaganda article)

    10/25/2016 5:43:02 PM PDT · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 37 replies
    WSJ ^ | October 25, 2016 | Laura Meckler
    Hillary Clinton, speaking in front of huge letters spelling out the words “Vote Early,” encouraged her supporters....
  • NC In-person Early Vote Day #4 (Cumulative) Comparison to 2012: Dems -10%, Reps -5%, UNF +28

    10/24/2016 3:06:14 PM PDT · by right-wingin_It · 57 replies
    @BowTiePolitics ^ | October 24, 2016 | Dr. Michael Bitzer
    For 2016 Day 4 of Cumulative In-Person NC Absentee Voting Same Day #s to 2012 by Party: overall -1%, Dems -10%, GOP -5%, Unaffiliated +28%
  • Republican Lead in Two Early Voting States Will Be Tested

    10/23/2016 10:11:15 AM PDT · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 30 replies
    NBC ^ | October 23, 2016 | John Lapinski & Hannah Hartig
    Uneven Early Voting Become a Political Science Experiment. In 2012, well more than half of all voters in battleground states Florida and North Carolina cast their ballots before Election Day. In Florida, 56 percent of the electorate in the 2012 presidential race voted early and in North Carolina nearly 61 percent did the same. More Democrats than Republicans voted early in 2012 in both of these critical battleground states. As of October 21st, more Republicans than Democrats have cast ballots in Florida and North Carolina. In Florida, where in-person early voting begins in some counties beginning October 24th, Republicans currently...
  • NC In-person Early Vote comparison to same day in 2012: Dems: -10%, Repubs -6%, UNF +28

    10/23/2016 7:33:04 AM PDT · by right-wingin_It · 48 replies
    Old North State Politics ^ | October 22, 2016 | Michael Bitzer
    ...On day 2 of this year's in-person early voting, 49 percent came from registered Democrats, 27 percent from registered Republicans, and 24 percent from registered unaffiliated voters. Cumulatively so far, registered Democrats are 51 percent of the early in-person ballots, registered Republicans are 26 percent, and registered unaffiliated voters are 23 percent. In comparison to the same day in 2012 totals, registered Democrats are down 10 percent, registered Republicans are down 6 percent, and registered unaffiliated voters are up 28 percent.
  • Early Colorado Vote

    10/21/2016 12:58:45 PM PDT · by goldstategop · 81 replies
    I've left the GOP and registered again as Independent voter. I voted Trump at the top of the ballot and voted Libertarian down the ballot in protest at the Republican Party's sabotage of our nominee and collusion to elect Hillary. Voted NO on major propositions, tax increases and to kick out all incumbent judges. Was a great feeling and a good early vote here this afternoon for me in my rural Colorado county.