Tuesday, November 04, 2008

Election Day USA

According to the USPS News Link more and more Americans have elected to cast their ballots by mail.

Election officials report that in 2008:

- Thirty-three states allow voters to vote absentee by mail or in-person early.

- Twenty-eight states allow “no excuse” absentee voting by mail.

- Florida election officials estimate that nearly a quarter of the state’s 10 million voters will vote before election day in-person or by mail.

- Half of California’s voters are expected to cast ballots by mail.

- 2008 marks Oregon’s third presidential election using the mail.

- In Washington, 37 of 39 counties are vote by mail only.

For more on voting by mail, click here.
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posted by Don Schilling at 12:01 AM