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GOP issues landslide alert: We're beating Dems in early vote

Florida Democrats had been proudly touting the fact that they were doing better in absentee voting requests then they had in 2006, but the Republican Party of Florida has its own stats that could spell doom for every Democrat on a statewide ballot this year.

RPOF says that, for the first time ever, they've won the first two days of early voting. And compared to 2008 (the year of Obama, when Dems outperformed Reps), Republicans are doing far better in absentee voting requests and returns. If true and the trend continues, Democrats have a dim future. Maybe governor candidate Alex Sink could squeak by Republican Rick Scott, in large part because she'd not running as a Democrat and she's at times running away from President Obama. But the numbers suggest the Obama millstone will weigh her down as the red wave swamps Florida.

From RPOF:

Requested absentee ballots: Republicans lead by 228,930 – a 13.21% lead over Democrats. In 2008, Republicans had an 8.89% lead by Election Day. Then, President Obama only won by 2.8 percentage points after a massive ad blitz.

Voted absentee ballots: Republicans lead by 112,534 absentee votes – a 21.88% lead. In 2008, Republicans had a 10.8% lead on Election Day.

Early Voted: Republicans lead by 15,281 votes – a 11.32% lead (Monday and Tuesday). In 2008, Republicans were losing by 73,384 votes at this point in 2008. By Election Day, Republicans had lost the Early Vote by 23.97%.

"We don’t expect to win early voting, but any lead at all is shocking at this point and a testament to the incredible enthusiasm amongst Republicans," RPOF spokesman Dan Conston said.

 

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Angela

Cheaters your not allowing us to vote or Our vote is not being counted

Susan

Thanks for the inspiration, Now get out and Vote Ds.

z0jer@yahoo.com

You won last time, lose this time...go Dems.

robert

Nov 2 is going to be a great night. Tack back America!

SPO101

If I was one of these mental deficient’s who vote for Republicans, I WOULDN'T ADMIT IT!

I'm going to make sure the children and grandchildren of these Conservative wackos know what a bunch of silly, stupid, self-absorbed, victimized, hateful, apathetic, celebrity worshiping COWARDS the idiots really were. How these morons allowed vain, greed stricken, power mad silver spoon trust fund babies to ravage and expatriate most of our nation's wealth and resources. How they turned our children's future over to foreign special interests such as Saudi Royals and the Communist Chinese. How the right-wing nuts became flunkies for the likes of Karl Rove and the Koch Bros...

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alexrasulta

Making it clear that many of us are voting for all the people of the state and we the people are responsible for the selection of any person to rule and after that ruin us. that's insane. During my Newport Beach irs tax audit I had learned much about the tax debt.But where can we find our these income spending?. That's the main issue to be addressed. For more detail visit: http://www.orangecountytaxrelief.com/newport-beach-tax-attorney-cpa-ea-for-tax-relief-resolution-from-irs-debt-problem/

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