Who won more votes on Election Day: Barack Obama or John McCain?

October 1, 2012 | By Leadership Institute Staff

On Election Day 2008, who received more votes? Was it Senator John McCain or Senator Barack Obama, who won the election?

The answer might surprise you: Senator John McCain.

With the rise of early voting, you must plan for a month of get out the vote efforts.

As Jeremy Bird, National Field Director for the Obama 2012 campaign, told the Wall Street Journal: advantage in early voting goes to "whoever is most organized."

Let's get organized.

Find your state's early voting and absentee voting deadlines in the table below. Then register for LI's free, live webinar this Wednesday at 7pm EST: Early Voting Strategies to Win.

You'll learn from and talk with LI faculty about what you must know about early voting -- and how you can apply these lessons to a campaign you care about.

Can't make the webinar? Check back on Thursday for a replay.