Michelle Obama votes absentee

October 15, 2012

Michelle Obama has already cast her ballot, saying she "couldn't wait for Election Day!"
Obama announced her vote in a tweet to her husband Monday afternoon.

The president responded with a tweet saying that he will vote early too. He will be in Illinois next week.

The Obama campaign has been working hard to promote early voting and Democrats already have an advantage among ballots cast early. 

Krissah Thompson began writing for The Washington Post in 2001. She has been a business reporter, covered presidential campaigns and written about civil rights and race. More recently, she has covered the first lady's office, politics and culture.
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