PRESS RELEASE from Obama
For Immediate Release: Monday, October 15, 2012
Contact: Obama for America Press
President Obama &
First Lady Michelle Obama Vote Early in 2012 Election
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.
for America has released a photo of First Lady Michelle Obama preparing
to mail her Illinois absentee ballot this morning from the White House.
View the photo
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
of voting ahead of Election Day.
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
right now to move our country forward.”
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
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