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Here are the latest numbers out of Iowa.

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Here are the latest numbers for absentee ballot requests.

Dems 150,230 (54.83%)
Reps 64,790 (23.64%)
Ind 58,767 (21.45%)
Oth 228 (negligible)

TOTAL 274,015

Here are the additional requests since yesterday's report:

Dems +7,366
Reps +14,471
Ind +4,844

Republicans are picking up steam in absentee ballot requests, that much is evident.  However, Democrats continue to dominate in actual ballots returned.

Here are the latest figures for those:

Dems 43,826 (63.13%)
Reps 13,387 (19.28%)
Ind 12,151 (17.50%)
Oth 56

TOTAL 69,420

Here are the additions since yesterday's report in terms of ballots turned in:

Dems +16,294
Reps +4,565
Ind +4,688

This is very positive news because the percentage of Democratic ballots turned in actually increased as a portion of the overall ballot count from 62.78% to 63.13%.  Very good news for our side.  

Here is a link:  http://sos.iowa.gov/...

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Originally posted to FightingRegistrar on Wed Oct 03, 2012 at 07:17 AM PDT.

Also republished by Early Voting Diaries.

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Are you pleased with the numbers you are seeing out of Iowa?

73%60 votes
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| 82 votes | Vote | Results

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