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  • Virginia Early Voting Tallies Show Trouble for Obama (Cook Political Report data)

    10/24/2012 1:05:44 PM PDT · by TonyInOhio · 76 replies
    Dave Wasserman of Cook Political Report | 10/24/12 | TonyInOhio
    This is techinically a vanity post, but newsworthy, all the same. Dave Wasserman is one of the head number crunchers at Cook Political Report, and he has been tweeting results from Virigina's early voting period. The numbers look good for Romney and very, very bad for Obama. Here are a several of his tweets with the raw data:VIRGINIA EARLY VOTE: Up 18.8% in the 86 localities McCain won in '08, but up ONLY 4.4% in the 48 Obama won: http://www.sbe.virginia.gov/sbe_csv/STATS/Overall, early vote up 9.4% across the board in VA vs this point in '08, but this 14% disparity very troubling...