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BLOG: Very Superstitious


Apparently the presidential hopefuls are not without their superstitions. The New York Daily News published an article detailing the various Election Day good luck charms and traditions of both candidates.

Sen. John McCain has almost as many good luck charms as there are swing states, “ranging from a trusty compass to a feather, pen, blue sweater, shoes and penny.”

Sen. Barack Obama will wear an eagle pin and carry around a small charm of a Hindu monkey god.

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BLOG: Here we go again?


Many people voted early (CNN estimated more than 30 million), many out of fear of foul play or breakdowns at the polling places. CNN has set up a “Voter Hotline,” and they encourage those who have problems voting to call and have their voice heard.

As of about 9:45 a.m., the network reported that 22,000 people had already called to complain, many saying they had received calls, e-mails or text messages telling them that voting was postponed until Wednesday.

We’d like to remind our readers that no matter what anyone says, Election Day is TODAY and only today.

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BLOG: And We’re Off…


One of the most anticipated elections in recent memory is finally here, so we encourage all of our readers to go out and vote, then check our website throughout the day for updates about both local and national races.

We’ll be updating the national election buzz here all day (and into tomorrow if necessary).

The candidates made sure their votes were counted, as Sens. Barack Obama, Joe Biden, John McCain and Gov. Sarah Palin all went to the polling places and voted this morning. Yahoo! News has the story from the AP here.

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