CHARLOTTE, N.C. — When Michelle Obama recently visited North Carolina Central University, a historically black college in Durham, she didn’t just urge people to vote, but told them exactly when.
“If you vote early, you get that out of the way, then you can spend Election Day working to get other people to the polls,” she said.
Voting on Election Day sometimes has complications, particularly long lines. So in key battleground states, Team Obama is aggressively organizing to get its supporters to use early voting programs. When early voting starts in Ohio on Oct. 2, Michelle Obama will be in Cincinnati in person, carrying the same message she did in North Carolina. Thousands of black voters and others are expected to cast ballots in Florida from Oct. 27 to Nov. 3, the early voting period there.
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