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Razor thin Florida results could force recount

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The tight margin predicted in Florida is proving to be true. [Read More]
Categories: Obama

Early calls: House stays Republican; MI, WI, PA go Obama

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Rep. Nancy Pelosi isn’t going to be House speaker again any time soon. Several networks say the House will stay in Republican hands, stalling Pelosi’s “Drive for 25″ seats campaign to take back the House. When Pelosi appeared before the San Francisco Chronicle editorial board a few weeks back, she walked us district by district [...] [Read More]

Here’s why Romney is optimistic about Virginia

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In case you’re wondering what all this pre-REAL RESULTS chatter is based on, Rich Lowry from the National Review Online gives us a peek at the Romney intel from the field. Here’s what Lowry says Team Romney is basing its Virginia optimism on: In Staunton’s Ward 4 in 2008, 1,450 people voted. As of 1:30 [...] [Read More]

Long lines in Bridgeport push voting past 8 p.m.

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BRIDGEPORT — Nearly an hour after polls closed, Bridgeport voters are still casting ballots. An official at the city’s registrar of voters office has confirmed that lines were so long at 8 p.m. that people are still voting. One of the schools rumored to have the heavy turnout is Luis Munoz Marin on the city’s […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Greenwich: 2012 turnout falls short of 2008

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A steady stream of Greenwich voters headed to the town’s 12 polling places Tuesday, but turnout fell short of that seen in 2008, the last presidential election year. Seventy-one percent of the town’s registered voters, or 25,765, cast their ballots before polls closed at 8 p.m., according to the town’s registrars of voters. Last year, […] [Read More]
Categories: Greenwich

A playlist start for Roraback’s party

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At Backstage restaurant in Torrington, where supporters of state Sen. Andrew Roraback, R-Goshen, gathered to await results in the 5th Congressional District, disc jockey Jon March was playing “Footloose” by Kenny Loggins and “Wham!” by Stevie Ray Vaughan. March said that for political events, he has a well-thought-out playlist. “There’s a lot of psychology involved,” […] [Read More]
Categories: General

‘Making a hard push’

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Dispatch from Greenwich Time’s David Hennessey: Daniel Dauplaise, the Democrat vying for the state Senate seat in the 36th District, said his team fanned out across the entire district, covering all 12 polling stations in Greenwich. “My team is all across the district, making a hard push,” he said at 8 p.m. at Greenwich Democratic […] [Read More]
Categories: General

10 best memes of Election Night so far

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Categories: General, memes