Long lines for early voting before Tuesday's election
November 5th, 2012
04:24 PM ET
10 years ago

Long lines for early voting before Tuesday's election

(CNN) - A day before Tuesday's election, millions of people in key states have already cast absentee or early ballots despite long lines, legal disputes over poll procedures and damage inflicted by Superstorm Sandy.

In Ohio, which may be the decisive battleground state, the deadline for early voting passed Monday afternoon. By Friday, more than 1.6 million of Ohio's 7.9 million registered voters had cast ballots, either in person or by mail, said Matt McClellan, a spokesman for Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted. About 200,000 of the 1.3 million absentee ballots that had been distributed were still out, he said.

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  1. ghostriter

    You gotta love that truth hurts fella. He's like the conservative on welfare complaining that Obama is a socialist. Like this one:

    " Intelligent people look at real facts like experience and performance. What people have actually ACCOMPLISHED, besides reading a teleprompter speech."

    Well, Mitt in MA didn't raise taxes to balance the budget. He raised "fees". If any democrat did this, it would be a tax increase. Mitt had an extremely low approval rating. Mitt can't get votes in MA, MI or Utah. Based on that stuff, the facts state that Mitt should not be talking about his time as governor very much.

    November 5, 2012 06:28 pm at 6:28 pm |
  2. Marry

    @Milton K. Wiah – you said it!

    I like to spell it out a little bit clearer:
    Keep the good President you got now instead of taking back what was bad and ruined you in the past. The GOP does not want “YOU” – they and the big donors want to “harvest” the country again!

    November 6, 2012 03:41 am at 3:41 am |
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