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Exit Polls Sample Precincts To Predict Election Victor

Exit polls in U.S. elections are done by a consortium of media groups. How reliable are they? Steve Inskeep talks to Andy Kohut, president of the Pew Research Center, for an explanation of how exit polling works on Election Day.
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Romney's Last Appeal To Voters Before Election Day

Mitt Romney is making his final appearance in the states where he needs to slip past President Obama in Tuesday's election. Over the weekend, Romney traveled more than 5,000 miles and held eight rallies in seven states.
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Disputes Over Early Voting Ignite In Florida

The presidential election is not until Tuesday, but already disputes about the vote have broken out in Florida. The state's Republican-led legislature this year cut back the period allowed for early voting from 14 to 8 days, and it ended on Saturday. But some counties opened elections offices Sunday to allow people to cast absentee ballots in person.
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Missouri Ballot Measure Would Raise Cigarette Tax

Missouri has the lowest cigarette tax in the country and health advocates cite that when pointing to the state's high smoking rates and minimal resources to help people quit. A ballot measure in the state proposes changing that, directing the tax revenue to schools and tobacco prevention programs.
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Gay Marriage, Marijuana And Taxes: States Decide

Voters will decide 174 ballot propositions across 37 states this election, and some of those decisions could change the day-to-day lives of average Americans more than who wins the presidency.
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Maryland Voters Face Long Ballot On Election Day

In addition to federal and local elections, Maryland voters will also decide on seven statewide ballot questions.

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Maryland Sees Increase In Early Voter Turnout

Nearly twice as many Maryland residents voted early this year compared to past years.

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Potential Election Day Firsts: Races To Watch

Tuesday offers a smorgasbord of possible history-making opportunities across the nation — from New Hampshire, which could end up with the nation's first all-female congressional delegation, to Arizona, which could elect its first Hispanic U.S. senator.
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Two Days Out: It's All About Election Day Turnout

With Election Day just two days away, the presidential campaigns of Democratic President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Gov. Mitt Romney are spending the final hours criss-crossing the swing states trying to get their supporters to the polls.
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Million Puppet March Draws Hundreds To Support Public Broadcasting

Hundreds in the District took part in a puppet-themed political rally Saturday in support of public broadcasting.

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