In Florida, Democrats have cast 45% of early and absentee votes, compared to 40% for the Republicans and 15% other.
In Florida, Republicans have an edge among absentee voters, but Democrats are lining up in larger numbers in person at early voting polling places.
Some states and local jurisdictions gradually liberalized this provision, allowing citizens to register as "permanent absentee voters" and routinely have a ballot mailed to their home.
See Absentee Ballots for further information on becoming an ongoing absentee voter or to request a one-time absentee ballot.
Judge Enfield ruled against me and Steve, but upheld enough of the absentee votes for County Judge Charles Whorton, Sheriff Ralph Baker, and their crew to stay in office.