Sherrie Taha, left, and Heather Ryan, both of Des Moines Iowa, fill out paperwork before receiving their absentee ballots during the first day of early voting for the November general election, ... more 
Sherrie Taha, left, and Heather Ryan, both of Des Moines Iowa, fill out paperwork before receiving their absentee ballots during the first day of early voting for the November general election, Thursday, Sept. 23, 2010, at the Polk County Auditors office in Des Moines, Iowa. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Charlie Neibergall
Thu, Sep 23, 2010 5:50 PM EDT