President Obama & First Lady Michelle Obama Vote Early in 2012 Election
President Obama will vote early in person on Oct. 25; First Lady cast IL absentee ballot this morning
CHICAGO – Obama for America announced today that President Obama will vote early in Chicago on October 25th, and that First Lady Michelle Obama cast her Illinois absentee ballot by mail this morning. The President and First Lady are making history by voting early in person and by mail in order to promote the ease, convenience, and importance of voting.
Obama for America has released a photo of First Lady Michelle Obama preparing to mail her Illinois absentee ballot this morning from the White House.
With many states now offering voters the opportunity to vote early in person or by mail, the President and First Lady have been encouraging supporters to cast their ballots early, noting the added ease and convenience of voting ahead of Election Day.
“In states around the country, voters can already vote early in person or by mail,” said First Lady Michelle Obama. “It means you don’t have to worry about your schedule filling up, or getting sick, or having to work late on Election Day. And more than anything, it means you can act right now to move our country forward.”
This afternoon, the First Lady will hold rallies in Delaware, Ohio and Cleveland, Ohio where she will emphasize the importance of voting and encourage busy supporters to take advantage of opportunities to vote early in person or by mail.
To find out how and where to vote and vote early, eligible voters in all 50 states can visit Vote.BarackObama.Com.