Early voting days are upon us...35
states (including the District of Columbia) allow early voting.30.3%
of voters nationwide voted early in 2008 and 26 million
absentee ballots were sent out by states.
There was a 10%
increase in early voting from 2006 to 2008.
...And an estimated 2,214,807
people have already voted in this election as of October 18, according to Michael McDonald of the United States Election Project at George Mason University.
For more early voting numbers: www.cnn.com