*”Obama for America announced Monday that President Obama will vote early in Chicago on October 25th, and that First Lady Michelle Obama has already cast her Illinois absentee ballot.


“The President and First Lady are hoping that their actions will encourage other voters to  do the same, according to the Obama campaign.

“With many states now offering voters the opportunity to vote early in person or by mail, the President and First Lady have been encouraging supporters to cast their ballots early, noting the added ease and convenience of voting ahead of Election Day,” the campaign said in a statement.