Republicans Hold Lead in Record Florida Early Voting


With less than four days before Election Day, Republicans hold an edge in early voting in the pivotal swing state of Florida.

The Associated Press reports that state election officials say that nearly 5.3 million Floridians have voted by mail or at polling precincts. That already exceeds figures from 2012, which was at nearly 4.8 million.

Republicans currently hold an edge of nearly 2,000 votes over Democrats with, nearly 1 million of those voters having registered with no party affiliation.

According to the Republican National Committee, at this point in 2012 presidential election cycle, Republicans were trailing in the Sunshine State by over 75,000 ballots cast.

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