Early voting results 2012: Early voters slightly favors Obama vs Romney

By on Nov 4, 2012 in International, Politics, United States, World Comments

Early voting results for the 2012 US Presidential Elections reportedly indicates that President Barack Obama has an apparent lead over Republican candidate Mitt Romney in several key states. About 27 million voters in 34 states took advantage of the early voting ahead of Election Day on Tuesday, November 6, 2012.

Mitt Romney vs Barack Obama
US Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney (L) and US President Barack Obama (R)
Image Credit: JIM YOUNG/Reuters

However, early voting experts say that Obama‘s advantage is not big and Romney can still wipe out the incumbent president’s lead on Tuesday’s Election Day.

Among the early voters were from key states of Colorado, Florida, Iowa, Nevada, North Carolina, and Ohio.

About 1.6 million have already voted in Colorado, where Republicans reportedly outnumbered Democrats 37 percent to 35 percent.

In Florida, reports say that about 3.9 million people have voted. There are 43 percent were Democrats against the Republican‘s 40 percent.

About 614,000 people have voted in Iowa and Democrats had about 43 percent of early voters while the Republicans had 32 percent.

In the state of Nevada, 628,000 people have voted, where 44 percent were Democrats and 37 percent were Republicans.

Democrats dominated early voting in North Carolina with 48 percent against the Republican‘s 32 percent. Early voters in North Carolina had reached 2.5 million.

Swing state Ohio had over 1.6 million early voters with 29 percent were Democrats, 23 percent were Republicans and 47 percent were unaffiliated.

Analysts were expecting Ohio to be the turning point again for both candidates in the race to the White House because of the great percentage of those listed as unaffiliated.

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