early voting Getting Your Vote In Early By Sue Lincoln • Oct 25, 2016 Sue Lincoln Early voting begins today, and runs through next Tuesday, November first. Listen Listening... / 2:00 “The presidential election is usually our Super Bowl, Final Four, all put into one,” Louisiana Secretary of State Tom Schedler says. In Tight Races, Both Parties Bank On Early Votes By Tamara Keith • Oct 21, 2014 On the first day for in-person early voting in Illinois, President Obama went to the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center to cast his ballot. "I'm so glad I can early vote here," he told the elections worker checking him in. Early Voting at Record Level By Lisa Lovello • Oct 31, 2012 Over 340,000 people voted early ahead of the Nov. 6 election. That’s about 12 percent of Louisiana’s 2.9 million registered voters. By comparison, during the last presidential election, a little more than 290,000 voters cast early ballots.