* art by David Bugnon @ mobopolis.com
In U.S., 15% of Registered Voters Have Already Cast Ballots
Early voting highest in the West and among seniors; similar by party ID
PRINCETON, NJ — Fifteen percent of registered voters nationwide have already cast their ballots in this year’s election, according to Gallup Daily tracking for the week ending Oct. 28. That is up sharply from 5% a week earlier. The overall percentage either having already voted or planning to vote before Election Day has also increased — to 33%, from roughly 25% in each of the prior three weeks.