An Explosion of Early Voting

According to the Urinal-Sentinel,

Over 450 early voters came out to cast absentee ballots in Milwaukee Monday, exceeding expectations and mirroring the unusually high early voting trends being seen statewide.

“It’s very high for the first day of early voting for any election,” explained Milwaukee Election Commission Executive Director Sue Edman. “Generally it’s 10, 15, 20 people.”

According to Edman, 457 voters filed absentee ballots with the commission Monday, quadrupling the early turnout for May’s recall primary and far exceeding the typical general election.

City clerks across the state reported similarly high turnout Monday. Madison numbers also topped 400.

When I voted in Waukesha on Monday, there were a dozen people at the clerk’s office there to vote.  I think we may be looking at a record turnout…

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  1. When Mr. Migosh voted at Milwaukee City Hall on Monday morn, lines there were, but they went forward efficiently for him and others — including a guy in full gear as Abraham Lincoln. Darn! that I didn’t get to see that.

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