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Candidates Push Early Voting on Campaign Trail
September 26, 2012 at 12:00 AM EDT
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Though Election Day is nearly six weeks away, some voters have already cast their ballots. Thirty-five states have early voting or no-excuse absentee voting. Gwen Ifill talks to George Mason University's Michael McDonald for more on the process of early voting and its potential impact on the 2012 election.
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