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El Cerrito Residents Head to the Polls


As the polling results come in from the rest of the country, California voters still have an hour and a half to make their opinions count. Please get out to fill in or drop off your ballots and don’t forget to vote on the some of the hottest issues besides our national presidency: Prop 4, Prop 8, Measure D, the El Cerrito City Council and much more. Continue to stay tuned to the El Cerrito Focus as we update you on national results and tally up local numbers tonight.

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Young, Evangelical, and Voting (AUDIO)


The evangelical church community is widely regarded as one of America’s most powerful and reliable voting blocks. Over the past two presidential elections, they have played an integral role in the election and re-election of George W. Bush. In November 2004, Bush won 78 percent of evangelical voters nationally.

This year, however, opinion research has shown a shift in support among young evangelicals away from the Republican candidate, John McCain,and toward Barack Obama.

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