US President Barack Obama speaks at a rally for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville, Florida, on November 3, 2016. / AFP / NICHOLAS KAMM
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At least 33 million votes have been cast, representing about 25 percent of the total votes expected nationwide if turnout is similar to 2012 .Early voting data – party affiliation, race and other details – are being carefully examined for clues about the ballots that have been cast so far.In North Carolina, with more than half of the expected votes already cast, Democrats lead in ballots submitted, 43 percent to 32 percent.Voting by African-Americans has declined to 22 percent of the early vote, from 28 percent in 2012 .Ballots from Latinos and Asian-Americans – another group that tends to vote Democratic – are up, while ballots from African-American and white voters are down.More than 1.2 million residents have cast ballots in Colorado, or half the expected vote. In Republican-leaning Texas, 3.3 million votes have been cast in the top 15 counties, up 36 percent.This year, Democrats lead there in both ballots requested and returned, 43 percent to 34 percent.The Republican share in ballots is down from 2012 but improved from a week ago.
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