- Of the precincts that the RNC is monitoring turnout, we have a ½% turnout advantage over the 2004 turnout (GOP precincts are turning out at 32.9% of 2004 vote while DEM precincts are turning out at 32.5% of 2004 vote)
- Many states like
Colorado, Nevada, have 25% of votes cast before election day. Arizona
- There were 60K more ballots submitted by Republicans before Election Day – and 41% of the state has already voted.
- In 2004 Exit Polling was off by 3.5% (they had it at 7%, actual results was 10.5%)
- In the precincts that the RNC is tracking turnout, GOP precincts are turning out at 8% higher rate (42% to 34%) from the 2004 vote.
- Republicans have a 140K advantage though absentee and early voting before Election Day – and 36% of the state has already voted.
- Exit polling got it wrong in 2000 and wrong in 2004 (4% off in 2004)
- Republican absentees had pulled within even of Democrats before Election Day – in a state with a 2:1 dem registration advantage.
- Of the precincts we are tracking, Republican precincts are turning out 3% higher than Dem precincts off 2004 turnout (51-43).
- Of the precincts we are tracking, Republican precincts are turning out 2.6% higher than Dem precincts (42.3% to 39.7%) based off of the 2004 vote.
- 2004 exit polls had a 3% dem bias.
- In 2004, exit polling was off by almost 9% (they had Kerry winning by almost 7%, we won by 2%)
- In 2004, exit polling had the presidential within 1%, yet President Bush won by over 8%.
- Of the precincts we are tracking, GOP precincts are turning out at 48% of 2004’s turnout while Dem precincts are only at 41%.