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28 September 2008

82,000 Georgians (including 10,000 in DeKalb) Have Voted Early...

...But in the words of the junior U.S. Senator from the great state of New York, "Don't ever stop. Keep going."

We don't have a moment to lose or a vote to spare.

Early voting. A popular option in what many are calling a historical election [...] as of [September 25th], 82,000 people voted [early] in the state of Georgia. [Source: WRDW.com (Augusta), "Early voting", September 26, 2008]

DeKalb County’s surge of early voting soared past the 10,000-voter mark Friday as the earliest-ever opportunity to cast ballots in Georgia wrapped up its first week. By mid-afternoon, more than 1,500 people had voted Friday, bringing the total for the week to 10,753. That’s 2.5 percent of DeKalb’s registered voters รข€” 430,458 as of Sept. 2. [Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution, "More than 10,000 have voted early in DeKalb", September 26, 2008]

As of September 1st, there are 5,489,495 registered voters in Georgia. 5,407,495 Georgians have yet to vote, so we've got to keep going.

Don't stop until every last Georgian has voted. We've got five weeks until the close of Georgia's early voting period, and there is no excuse not to vote.

Click here for your county's early voting location and take ten of your kin and put your candidate in...office.