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Tender Branson
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« on: November 05, 2013, 08:00:56 am »

VA results here:

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2013/by_state/VA_Page_1105.html?SITE=AP&SECTION=POLITICS

VA Governor only:

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2013/by_state/VA_Governor_1105.html?SITE=AP&SECTION=POLITICS

NJ results here:

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2013/by_state/NJ_Page_1105.html?SITE=AP&SECTION=POLITICS

NJ Governor only:

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2013/by_state/NJ_Governor_1105.html?SITE=AP&SECTION=POLITICS

NYC results here:

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2013/by_state/NY_Mayor_1105.html?SITE=AP&SECTION=POLITICS
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Tender Branson
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« Reply #1 on: November 05, 2013, 09:03:05 am »

As for NJ, the only question will be, will Christie break Kean's record?

That would be 70% ...

Nope.

But if the Christie result is BIG (2/3 or so), what are the chances that either the House or the Senate in NJ change parties ?

Or will DEM voters vote for Christie in high numbers, but vote to keep their DEM Senators and Reps. ?

What happened when Kean won the landslide ? Did Republicans back then also win one of the two chambers, or both ? Or None ?
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« Reply #2 on: November 05, 2013, 09:28:29 am »

Early turnout in some precincts not bad:

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Virginia voters went to the polls Tuesday morning to decide whether to send Democrat Terry McAuliffe or Republican Ken Cuccinelli II to the Executive Mansion and make their picks for other statewide and local offices as well.

Despite a slight glitch with laptop computers in a few precincts in Loudoun County, election officials said the polling process was going smoothly. Several precincts reported a robust early turnout.

At Thomas Jefferson Community Center in Arlington, precinct captain Charles Head said 400 out of 3,000 registered voters — 13 percent — had voted by 8:45 a.m., “extremely heavy for a non-presidential election.”

At the River Oaks precinct in Woodbridge, where massive lines and delays tarnished the 2012 presidential vote, citizens moved through in a steady, efficient stream.

McAuliffe, of McLean, and Cuccinelli, of Nokesville, both showed early in their home precincts to cast their own ballots.

McAuliffe campaigned heavily in the Woodbridge area, along the Route One corridor in one of Virginia’s bellwether counties. Support from the many immigrant and minority voters there is a key part of his election strategy.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/virginia-politics/polls-open-across-virginia-in-hotly-contested-governors-race/2013/11/04/06c6205c-45d2-11e3-bf0c-cebf37c6f484_story.html?hpid=z1
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Tender Branson
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« Reply #3 on: November 05, 2013, 09:54:18 am »
« Edited: November 05, 2013, 09:57:37 am by Tender Branson »

What time do the polls close in each respective contest?

VA usually closes at 1am, NJ 2am and NY at 3am, my time.

Subtract 6 hours for local closing times.

Add 7 hours to Western Australia time.
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Tender Branson
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« Reply #4 on: November 05, 2013, 12:57:39 pm »

Not Christ, but Christie ... Wink

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Tender Branson
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« Reply #5 on: November 05, 2013, 12:59:49 pm »


Heavy turnout in Arlington

Arlington County’s voters are turning out in higher-than-expected numbers on this Election Day, reports county registrar Linda Lindberg.

“We are probably at 15 percent turnout at 10 a.m., and that’s just the precinct numbers,” said Lindberg. “Our absentee vote was 12 percent, which is about 50 percent higher than four years ago.”

If the turnout continues at this pace, Lindberg expects about half of the county’s 137,000 active registered voters to cast a ballot today — unusually high for an election with no presidential or senate race on the ballot.

At precincts along the central Glebe Road corridor, the turnout has surprised both voters and poll workers.

“We had 40 voters in the first 15 minutes we were open,” said Tyra Baker, precinct captain at Drew Recreational Center, where 329 of more than 2,000 registered voters cast ballots by 10 a.m. “This is extremely busy for a non-presidential year.”

Charles Head, a precinct captain at Thomas Jefferson Community Center, agreed that turnout was “surprisingly heavy.”

“It’s been a steady stream since we opened and it hasn’t stopped,” he said.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/liveblog-live/liveblog/live-updates-election-day-2013/?id=c80e9015-7bab-4cc5-b141-1b5ca16fec14
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Tender Branson
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« Reply #6 on: November 05, 2013, 01:12:34 pm »

A few pictures:

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Plus: What's Assad doing in NJ ?

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Tender Branson
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« Reply #7 on: November 05, 2013, 01:15:28 pm »

I always like when US newspapers write about "high turnout", when - in the end - only 50% of registered (which is not even all 18+ olds) voters turn out.
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Tender Branson
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« Reply #8 on: November 06, 2013, 05:18:14 am »

Time to check in for a post:

The results are about as expected, but T-Mac's victory was quite close. Closer than the polls said.

Interesting how low turnout was, especially in New York City - where just 20% voted.
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Tender Branson
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« Reply #9 on: November 06, 2013, 09:57:01 am »

What happens if there's a vote tie ?

Is a lot drawn ?
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Tender Branson
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« Reply #10 on: November 10, 2013, 12:19:38 pm »

What exactly does the VA election law say if there's an exact tie ?

Will the SBOE draw lots, will the candidates engage in an old-school duel like below ?

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Or does the law not say what needs to be done in a scenario like this, because some side will rig the election anyway ?
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