Nearly 10 Percent of Florida Voters Have Cast an Absentee Ballot So Far; Republicans Hold Edge
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Here are the total number of ballots cast so far broken down by party:
Voted ballots:Those numbers are rounded, so Republicans so far have about a 5.6 percent voter advantage. Though, Naked Politics points out that Republicans had a 17 points absentee voter advantage at this point. So Democrats have certainly picked up their absentee game.
Party Voted %
REP 414,016 45%
DEM 363,881 39%
IND 147,707 16%
Democrats also tend to vote in larger numbers during the early voting period than Republicans. Early voting begins on this Sunday, October 27.
There's still also just over 1.6 million requested absentee ballots that haven't been returned yet. About 40 percent of those belong to Dems. 39 percent belong to Republicans.
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