MADISON (WKOW) -- Election day may be November 6, but Americans in 30 states are already starting to vote.
More than 1-in-3 voters are expected to vote early in the 2012 election. Experts say that's about 46 million people.
According to ABC News, 30 percent of all votes in the 2008 presidential race were cast before election day. Experts say that number could increase to about 35 percent this year.
Wisconsin will be an important state in this election. Experts say the race will be won or lost in a handful of battleground states because of early voting.
You can vote absentee at your local municipal clerk's office. In-person absentee voting, also known as early voting, runs for two weeks before an election. It will end at 5:00 p.m. or the close of business, whichever time is later, on the Friday before the election. Early voting will start in Wisconsin on Monday, October 22 and run until Friday, November 2.
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