Skip to comments.Early voting results 2012: AP reports latest figures from Ohio, Florida
Posted on 11/06/2012 11:04:48 AM PST by Smogger
Ohio Votes: 1.6 million Democrats: 29 percent Republicans: 23 percent
Florida Votes: 4.3 million Democrats: 43 percent Republicans: 40 percent
North Carolina Votes: 2.7 million Democrats: 48 percent Republicans: 37 percent
Iowa Votes: 614,000 Democrats: 43 percent Republicans: 32 percent
Colorado Votes: 1.6 million Democrats: 35 percent Republicans: 37 percent
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Do we believe these numbers?
This is devastating to Obama. Stick a fork in him, he’s done! The GOP has the early voting advantage and all the reports in the last few weeks were way off!
As are the polls.
Since this is from AP, I am not interested.
BS too early for data to be released yet
NC and IA look troubling.
What about independants? The Republicans haven’t got off work yet!
What is the story in North Carolina? Someone from there know? Is there a large Rep turn out on election day to catch up?
You think AP would have good news for Obama, if only to depress GOP turnout. They have none!
I cannot believe our good fortune. The polls gave no hint of this at all. Its not even close.
I believe these are EARLY voting numbers....not votes from today yet
I was thinking the same thing.
How can EVERY one have that kind of Dem participation, out-voting Republicans in 100% of the cases (if I'm reading their numbers correctly?)
Another thing to keep in mind, AP dropped 19 states from the exit polling this cycle: 15 red states and 4 blue. Another reason exit polls will be bogus.
Remember, this is early voting, which nearly always favors Democrats. Republicans do much better at GOTV on election day.
They are all from states that allow early voting so. Yes. They are not from TODAY’s polling. Early voting ended yesterday.
Just read this line on Facebook:
Vote like you’re stranded in Benghazi and Obama is your lifeline.
because you are a troll.
These numbers look wrong.
Democrats have more time on their hands to do EV.
These mid-day exit polls have proven never to be accurate and favor the left.
Wait a minute!!!!Why are the number of Democrat voters given in numbers, “1.6 million Democrats”, then the Republican figures given in percentages, “43%”? Huh? Percentage of what? There is no way to extrapolate valid information from the way these figures are being reported, yet everyone posting so far sees “trends”.
Am I missing something?
Those Ohio votes are NOT what the official Secretary of State of Ohio released... dims waaaaaay down so I do not trust the Forida numbers either.
Four years, Obama led in the early vote.
This year its reversed!
Does any one still believe this is 2008?
Call me stupid, but can someone explain how these numbers are good for us, outside of CO?
Colorado looks OK, the others not real great, eh? That’s one hell of a funny looking “advantage”.
Romney may yet win these states — if he doesn’t, we’re all sunk — but it’s still a lot of mathematical wishful thinking to presume that *deficits* of between 6 to 15 percent are actually fantastic news.
NC is fine. Lots more Ds there than Rs, but a lot of them are DINOs who always vote the GOP in national elections.
Agree on the Iowa numbers not looking good though.
That’s still a lot of ground to make up given the populations of NC and IA. Hope that it is simply the die-hard dims and GOP nominal voter.
Such a parrot. Someone else says the same thing that I quoted, and I get slap. Might as well waste your day following me around because I am going nowhere.
The big Republican numbers always come in after work hours. Remember the Bush/kerry early numbers? kerry was way ahead until those who work could get out and vote.
What we need to look it is what is Obama’s EV advantage compared to 2008, if it is down significantly, he’s toast.
Florida had 4.4 million early votes (45.6% D, 37.3% R; +8.3% D).
North Carolina has 2.6 million votes (51.4% D, 30.2% R; +21.2% D). 2012 early voting looks similar to 2004 figures precentage wise.
Iowa had 482,000 votes (46.9% D, 28.9% R; +18% D).
Colorado had 1.7 million votes (37.7% D, 35.9% R; +1.8% D)
This is BEFORE Republicans come to the polls - which we is know is huge.
Now how are the Democrats going to make that deficit?
Something tells me neither the early vote nor the vote today is going the way the MSM and the Democrats expected.
For those like me who couldn’t make heads or tails of the OP stat table, it’s misformatted at least in my browser. go to the original article and it will make sense.
You need to chill. There have been a GAZILLION threads on why early voting is going to show O ahead but if he’s down A LOT from 2008 and Romney has to up from McCain. That’s all. We’re not going to win EV in most states the Dems do; its just the way it is.
These are EARLY voting results meaning prior to election day. A spread of only 6% in Ohio is much less than in prior elections. Narrower in several other states as well.
Normally Democrats have a LARGE advantage in this area. Significantly larger that these figures show.
Florida. 2008 D+9. 2012 D+3.
Ohio. Does not have partisan registration, so I have a WTF issue with these numbers.
North Carolina: Was D+11. Now D+9. Mildly troubling.
Iowa: Was D+18. Now D+11. Just about good enough, if the same sort of shift happens among in-person voting.
Colorado: Was D+2. Now R+2.
these are BS. Romney will win nc by 10 points.
of course you were! you latch onto any little bit a negativity you see... i hope you are only this way with this election and not with the rest of your life...
It’s worded crumby...out of 1.6M voters...dem xx%...Rep xx%
The Associated Press is reporting estimated tallies of those who voted by mailing in their early voting ballot or who voted at special polling places set up to accommodate early voters. The tallies represent how many Democrats and how many Republicans voted early in various states. Please note these are not exact, official figures and do not reflect specific, individual votes, as any voter can vote for any candidate regardless of affiliation.
In other words AP speculation and spin.
These numbers are not from voting today. I think they are people who voted before today.
These are NOT exit polls.
They are early voting tally’s by party affiliation. They are NOT results.
I Democrat voting for Romney or a Republican voting for Obama would not be reflected here. Just that a partisan cast a ballot.
So I’m not the only puzzled one...
The numbers for CO are wrong, so I’m going to ignore the rest, too:
“Ohio early voting results until the polls close so it is unlikely AP has them.”
They are not the results. They are a tally of how many of voters of each party have already cast votes.
These early voter statistics show that the Democrats blew their wad early and that’s the best they could do?
Fighting like “Cats” and “doggs” - let’s try and get along today :)