More Republicans Vote Early http://wfae.org en Republicans Make Gains In Early Voting Turnout http://wfae.org/post/republicans-make-gains-early-voting-turnout <p></p><p>Early voting in North Carolina wrapped up over the weekend. The turnout exceeded 2008’s by almost 100,000 votes, and a lot more Republicans cast early ballots this year.</p><p>In 2008, early voting gave then-Senator Obama a big lead in North Carolina that Senator John McCain nearly erased on election day.</p><p>This year, President Obama still has a comfortable lead. But about 52,000 fewer Democrats and about 65,000 more Republicans cast early ballots.</p> Mon, 05 Nov 2012 12:35:41 +0000 Michael Tomsic 15142 at http://wfae.org Republicans Make Gains In Early Voting Turnout