Dems Dominate Early Voting; Reps Take Absentee BallotingLess than 24 hours before Election Day, Democrats in Florida have jumped to a 167,000 vote lead over Republicans out of the 4.5 million early votes and absentee ballots that have been cast thus far.
More Than 100,000 Have Cast Early Votes In S. FloridaEarly voting is well underway in the Sunshine State and more than 100,000 residents of Miami-Dade and Broward Counties have already cast their votes.
Saturday Start To Early Voting Could Be Big For DemsDemocrats hopes for taking an early lead in the presidential race in Florida will be fully underway on Saturday when early voting begins statewide. But, unlike in 2008, there will be less days for voters to cast their votes early.
Early Voting Kicks Off On SaturdayWhile nearly 1 million people have cast an absentee vote already this election season, business at the voting booths will begin to pick up starting Saturday when early voting kicks off in Florida.
Opinion: Democrats Turn Out Supporters For Early Vote As Republicans Try To Suppress VoteEarly vote was once an idea that both parties promoted. But as Democrats grow in their ability to use it to their strategic advantage, Republicans have sought to reduce or eliminate it.
Democrats Chip Away At Republican Absentee Ballot AdvantageHistorically speaking, a high turnout for absentee ballots has favored the Republican Party. This year, while Republicans are enjoying a lead, Democrats have started to chip away at the absentee ballot numbers and it’s generated a new emphasis on getting the vote out early.
Scott At Odds With Monroe County Supervisor Of Elections Over Early VotingGovernor Rick Scott wants every county to reduce early voting days from 12 to eight and the only thing standing in his way is Monroe County Supervisor of Elections Harry Sawyer.