Election nerds like numbers. They love charts, spreadsheets, tabs, data, and models.
This is a numbers story for the election nerds in all of us, even the mathematically challenged. It’s about who asked for absentee ballots and who turned out to vote early, easy data points from which even Common Core math survivors can glean conclusions:
The first day of early voting in 2014 saw 1,698 people turn out to cast their ballot at an early voting location.