Early voting may actually depress turnout, researchers say

Townhall.com Staff
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Posted: Oct 28, 2010 4:25 PM
On Wednesday morning, Sam Granato stepped into a Salt Lake County polling station, flashed his driver's license to a clerk, and stepped into the voting booth to cast his ballot.

As the U.S. Senate candidate punched in his selection, news photographers snapped away. It was a decades-old scene common to elections across the country — the media chronicling the moment a significant candidate casts his or her vote.