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  1. Arizona State Press news editor Danielle Grobmeier spotted Gov. Jan Brewer walking out of her Glendale polling place after she cast her ballot. Brewer will be joining Sen. John McCain and other Arizona conservatives in downtown Phoenix on Election Night to watch results. 

    Arizona State Press news editor Danielle Grobmeier spotted Gov. Jan Brewer walking out of her Glendale polling place after she cast her ballot. Brewer will be joining Sen. John McCain and other Arizona conservatives in downtown Phoenix on Election Night to watch results. 

  2. A Boulder resident leaves New Vista High School after being one of the first to cast her ballot on Election Day in Colorado.
Although Democrats made a slight comeback over the weekend, Republicans led in Colorado early voting, when 1.7 million Coloradans cast their ballots.
As voters take to the polls on Election Day, the presidential race remains up in the air: Early votes put the two parties within 2 points of each other, a reflection of the razor-thin polling margins in Colorado.

    A Boulder resident leaves New Vista High School after being one of the first to cast her ballot on Election Day in Colorado.

    Although Democrats made a slight comeback over the weekend, Republicans led in Colorado early voting, when 1.7 million Coloradans cast their ballots.

    As voters take to the polls on Election Day, the presidential race remains up in the air: Early votes put the two parties within 2 points of each other, a reflection of the razor-thin polling margins in Colorado.

  3. Get Out The Vote groups are stationed around Temple University’s main campus in Philadelphia

    Photos 1 and 2: Outside of the Howard Gittis Student Center, members of Temple Student Government encourage others to vote with signs to remind the student body it is Election Day.

    At the center of campus, Mario Rico-Meza works with PennPIRG, a non-partisan democratic advocacy group, to help students find their polling places. Rico-Meza said PennPIRG’s voter registration efforts signed up 3,500 Temple students, but the number of U.S.PIRG registrations reaches 1 million nationwide.

  4. Thousands of voter booths scheduled to be delivered in Philadelphia were delayed until Wednesday due to Sandy, but local officials say the delay will not cause any problems on election day: 

    "We have enough time between now and Election Day to get everything done," City Commission chairwoman Stephanie Singer told the Daily News.

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  5. From the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:

    Standing beneath an 80-foot wide inscription of the Gettysburg Address, rocker Bruce Springsteen told 2,300 Barack Obama supporters packed inside the Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall and Military Museum Saturday that he backed the president because he had spent his own career chronicling the “distance between the American dream and American reality.”

  6. As of the morning of Oct. 24, 39 percent of early ballots cast in Colorado were cast by registered Republicans and 37 percent were by registered Democrats, according to data released by Colo. Sec. of State Scott Gessler’s office.Republicans outpace Democrats by about 5,574 votes.

    The turnout thus far is the inverse of the 2008 statistics, when, by Oct. 23, 40 percent of votes cast in Colorado were from Democrats and 33 percent were from Republicans.

    At the same time, the portion of early votes that are unaffiliated or of “other” affiliation has decreased from 27 to 24 percent.

    The numbers were released after two days of early voting.

  7. Barack Obama takes 35 seconds out of his 48-hour non-stop campaign tour to promote early voting after his stop in Denver on Wednesday. The president heads to Illinois Thursday where he will cast his 2012 ballot.

    barackobama:

    A tour update straight from POTUS (with a plug to vote early).

    barackobama »

  8. A growing Puerto Rican population means more swing voters in swing state Florida.

    What separates them from other Hispanics in Florida? Joel Achenbach explains here

    wapo.st »

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