The Campaign Spot

Snow Keeping Michigan Turnout Down

Campaign Spot reader Bruce reports that turnout is down from previous years, at least so far…

In Oakland County [north suburban Detroit] we had three inches of snow overnight, and now its 20s and windy.  At my polling place only 16 people had voted by 8:54 a.m.  [The automatic ballot reader shows how many have voted on an LED.]  I always vote around 8:45 to 9:00 a.m.  Normally 50 to 70 have voted by then. 

 

I don’t know who a light turn out favors.  I’d guess it favors Romney and Huckabee over McCain.

UPDATE: Campaign Spot reader Derek contends “three inches of snow is meaningless to Michigan.”

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