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My apologies for the short diary but I felt it was important to pass along this message from Jeremy Bird in the Obama campaign regarding what's really happening on the ground in Ohio. It's all about getting the vote out, and that's exactly what is occurring. Big time. Excepts from the memo below:

1. All public polling shows that the President has a double-digit lead among those who
have voted:
 --Survey USA found that Obama leads by 19 points (57/38) among those who have
voted already.
-- Rasmussen, a Republican pollster, found that Obama leads by 29 points (63/34)
among those who have voted already.
-- The Wall Street Journal/NBC poll found that Obama leads by 26 points (63/37)
among those who have voted already.-- PPP found that Obama leads by 52 points (76/24) among those who have voted already.

2. Registration numbers strongly favor President Obama:
-- Four in five Ohioans (81 percent) who have registered to vote in 2012 are either
female, younger than 30, or African-American or Latino – all demographics that
strongly favor President Obama.
-- Nearly two-thirds (64 percent) of Ohioans who have registered to vote in 2012 – and
the same percentage among those who have already voted – live in counties that
President Obama won in 2008.

3. Early vote numbers strongly favor President Obama:
-- More than half (55 percent) of the early-vote ballots requested so far this year have
been requested by women, 3 percentage points greater than 2008 early voters.
-- 582,402 ballots have been requested this year from precincts that Obama won in
2008, 33,414 more than in from precincts that McCain won.
--  The total number of votes already cast this year (both by mail and in-person) from
precincts Obama won in 2008 is 261,304 – 55,636 more than from precincts McCain
-- Democrats’ margin over Republicans in votes cast has increased by 21,792 compared
with this point four years ago.

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