Obama Urges Colorado State Students to Vote Early

(CBS)
From CBS News' Maria Gavrilovic:

(FT. COLLINS, COLO.) - Barack Obama tried to convince a crowd of mostly college students tonight to vote early by adding a little bit of humor to his case.

"It's easy, it's fun," Obama joked during a rally at Colorado State University.

"You'll feel morally superior having already cast your ballot while those lazy procrastinators are waiting until November 4th."

He raised a few eyebrows but mostly got laughs from the crowd of over 40,000 when he said they can vote for John McCain on Nov. 5, the day after the election.

"Now, I especially want you to vote early if you're voting for me. If you're voting for the other guy, you should just wait until November 5th," Obama said and began to laugh.

However he quickly added, "I'm just teasing, it's actually November 4th is the election."